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Traditional Geocache

The Mouth of the River : Trail of the serpent

A cache by sloughfoot
Hidden : 4/7/2006
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Cache is a bison container.

This cache is one of a series called "The trail of the serpent" based loosely on a book of the same title written in 1973 by Robert E. Gard and Elaine Reetz. All of these caches will be located along the Fox river from it's source south of Kingston to the mouth of the Fox River in Green Bay. As the infant Fox runs northeast from the Portage, it glides and twists through fertile meadows, broadens into small lakes until it finds itself in the broad sweep of Lake Winnebago. Lake Winnebago acts as the dam for the lower Fox which continues on to Green Bay in a wide flood, tumbling over chutes now made into dams, becoming one big scene of power development for the growth of its towns. "For us," said a famous Indian, "This river was a path. For our white brethren, to whom we sold it, it is a power." Loise Phelps Kellogg This is the end of the journey for the "Trail of the serpent" series of caches. I hope all who travel this journey enjoy the trip and the river as much as Sloughfoot and Mrs Sloughfoot do. One can only imagine what the wild river must have looked like. Sloughfoot personally would like to see it that way again but it probably will never happen.

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Last Updated: on 7/10/2014 7:16:42 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2:16 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum