GeoTour: Welcome to Westown
In Wisconsin, United States
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Welcome to the Westown neighborhood and Pere Marquette Park, home of the free, outdoor concert series, River Rhythms, and the kick-off celebration for the annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival.
Meet the neighborhood!
Facing WEST you’ll see the home of the Milwaukee County Historical Society where they house exhibits, photographs and artifacts tracing the city’s history. To the NORTHWEST is the home of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the longest operating business in the state of Wisconsin! Also to the NORTHWEST you’ll find the BMO Harris Bradley Center and the U.S. Cellular Arena, where Milwaukee’s sports action, concerts and special events happen throughout the year. To the NORTH is Old World Third Street. See Milwaukee’s German heritage shine along this historic street. To the EAST you’ll see the Milwaukee River and downtown’s East Town neighborhood.
TO FIND YOUR CACHE, decode the clue below that will help you find the small container.
PASSPORT CHALLENGE: If you are completing our passport (download at www.visitmilwaukee.org/geocache), explore the park to find a plaque under a tree and write down the fourth word.
Want to explore more? Walk up Old World Third Street and take a picture with the cow at Wisconsin Cheese Mart!
NOTE: VISIT Milwaukee received permission from the Milwaukee County Parks to place this cache. Permit #268.
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Last Updated: on 7/23/2014 11:31:58 AM Pacific Daylight Time (6:31 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum