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PS31 Herbert Hoover

A cache by Blue Grass Tom
Hidden : 7/2/2013
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

31st in the Presidential Series. Facts listed here are from: http://facts.randomhistory.com and http://www.biography.com

Herbert Hoover, the only Iowan elected president, has his presidential library just north of here in West Branch.  Hoover and his wife are also buried nearby the library.  Hoover was an orphan.  His first job was picking bugs off potato plants, and he received a dollar for every 100 bugs. He later was a mine worker.  Hoover gained a reputation as a humanitarian in World War I by leading hunger-relief efforts in Europe as head of the American Relief Administration. From there he moved into the post of US Secretary of Commerce and spearheaded the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Hoover Dam. 

Straightforward cache. Park carefully.  Be safe.  Have fun!

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Last Updated: on 4/11/2015 5:43:08 PM Pacific Daylight Time (12:43 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum