Kanesville Tabernacle Cache
In Iowa, United States
How Geocaching Works
This cache is inside the Tabernacle visitors center and is wheel chair accessible.
This authentic replica was built and dedicated in 1996, near the site where the original tabernacle was constructed in December 1847 by 200 men in less than three weeks under the direction of Henry W. Miller. See the problems associated with constructing a building with “green” cottonwood logs. Observe a fireplace built with prairie sod and learn about early pioneer life through the tools they used, the transportation they had and the household implements they had to work with. The answers to the following questions will lead you to the cache. 1. Second letter of third word of scripture Luke 18:28 ____ 2. _________________,Iowa 1852. Fifth letter of the blank word. 3. U.S. military constructed this building in 1837 to store their gunpowder. In 1852 it was the only __________ building in town. Last letter of the blank word. 4. The Grand Encampment picture shows a _________burning in the lower center of the picture. First letter of the blank word. 5. The first letter of the first name of the second lieutenant of Company B, Mormon Battalion. _________ 6. The earliest people to inhabit the area now known as Council Bluffs were Native Americans of the Iowa and ____________ nations. The first letter of the blank word. 7. In 1859 President ____________ ______________ visited the area shortly before being elected president. The last letter of the last name. 8. Painting, “The Mormon Battalion” by George m. ________________ . The second letter of the last name of the artist. 9. The fireplace in the tabernacle is made of ________. The last letter of the word. 10. The tabernacle was originally constructed in December, 1847 with __________ cottonwood logs. The third letter of the blank word. 11. Because of the moist cottonwood logs, ____________ are growing out of the beams in places. The third letter of the blank word. 12. Hanging on the wall, used to hook oxen together. The fourth letter of the blank word. ____
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Last Updated: on 6/9/2013 8:42:33 PM Pacific Daylight Time (3:42 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum