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PT2 Lincoln and Kennedy

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Hidden : 7/11/2013
In Iowa, United States
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

2nd in the Presidential Trivia Series.

Facts from:

There are a number of coincidences in the assassinations of President Abraham Lincoln and President John F. Kennedy.  These include:

  1. Both had seven letters in their last names.
  2. Both were shot in the head on a Friday seated beside their wives.
  3. Lincoln was shot at Ford’s Theatre. Kennedy was shot in a Lincoln Limo, which was made by Ford.
  4. Lincoln was in Box 7 at Ford’s Theatre, and Kennedy was in Car 7 of the Dallas motorcade.
  5. Both assassins had three names with 15 letters (John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald).
  6. Booth shot Lincoln in a theater and was captured in a warehouse. Oswald shot Kennedy in a warehouse and was captured in a theater.
  7. Both were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in ’46 (1846/1946), were runners-up for their party’s nomination for vice president in ’56, and were elected president in ’60.
  8. Both were succeeded by southern Democrats named Johnson.    

Well, you be the judge as to those items.

The cache is of a type that maybe only a few Quad-Citians have seen, so you tell me if it's a big micro or a small-small.  Be safe.  Have fun!


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Last Updated: on 9/22/2015 8:51:04 AM Pacific Daylight Time (3:51 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum