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Traditional Geocache

VPS6 Daniel Tompkins

A cache by Blue Grass Tom
Hidden : 7/22/2013
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

6th in the VPS.


Daniel Tompkins formerly served as Governor of New York.  To help fund the state militias for the War of 1812, he loaned his own funds to them. Failing to recover the money through long litigation, his health took a turn and it's believed this induced his alcoholism.  He is said to have presided over the US Senate while intoxicated.  Tompkins is mentioned by Kris Kringle in the 1947 film "Miracle on 34th Street," but the script places him as VP under John Quincy Adams, when Tompkins actually served under James Monroe.

The cache is NOT near the poison ivy.  Be safe.  Have fun!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

ABG arne cbvfba vil

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

 

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Last Updated: on 1/26/2015 7:10:11 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (3:10 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum