Packwaukee Causeway : Trail of the serpent
In Wisconsin, United States
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Cache is a camo Altoid container. There are fishermen around here when the weather permits. LEAVE THE MAGNETS IN THE CONTAINER, THEY ARE THERE FOR WEIGHT TO KEEP IT FROM BLOWING AWAY!
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 Packwaukee used to be a fish camp and hasn't changed too much. Small fishing boats used to drag around a live box for the catch of the day, perch, pickeral and sturgeon were very common. Buffalo lake was and still is a fish factory. Folks from Packwaukee also supplied the river boats with wood for the boilers. How would you like to cut wood for .04 a cord like they did?
Last Updated: on 7/5/2014 4:24:27 PM Pacific Daylight Time (11:24 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum