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The Half-Way Tree

Hidden : 9/21/2002
In Wisconsin, United States
1 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

~Winter-friendly cache~
~Not in a Hunting Area~
~Roadside Interest~

The Half-Way Tree yet stands!
Legendary spot used by early day Indians to indicate that they were halfway between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River. Paced off by Indian runners and confirmed by the U.S. Survey.

This is an OFFSET cache. Imagine yourself, for a moment, one of the Indians who paced off this original distance. But you have it easy: Observe the nearby speed limit sign. Multiply the speed limit by 8 and walk towards the Mississippi River by that many steps from The Half-Way Tree plaque. There you will find the cache!

~The Lil Otter ~ Cachew & Wicket

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Last Updated: on 9/19/2015 11:24:48 AM Pacific Daylight Time (6:24 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum