Darold's Tree Cache
In California, United States
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[THIS CACHE WAS UPDATED & REPLACED ON 02/28/2016. The cache was taken / vandalized a couple years ago and has now been replaced.] This is our first time placing a cache. It’s located a hundred feet off the paved road. Not much hiking involved. In the summer there are some stickers and dried weeds to contend with. In the winter it will probably be muddy.
The cache is a plastic mayonnaise jar inside of a large zip-lock bag.
Original Cache Contents includes:
This cache is located next to the largest know living Interior Live Oak tree. Please take care not to disturb the tree or damage it’s surroundings. There are neighbors nearby that may be curious about your presence. Make sure they know that you're visiting this "famous" tree and will be respectful of the surroundings.
- 1 Disposable camera (Has been removed and pictures are now posted!).
- 1 Deputy Sheriff’s Badge.
- 1 Small bottle of travel shampoo.
- 1 Green Hot Wheels racecar.
- 1 Batman (He is guarding the cache. Don’t take him unless you have a suitable replacement guard).
- 1 Logbook with ink pen.
- Information about “Darold’s Tree” and a family picture.
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- Family Reunion @ "Darold's Tree" cacheDarold’s Tree:
Darold MacDannald (1914 – 1996) discovered this Interior Live Oak in the early 1980’s. It is located on land owned by the City of Stockton. This is the largest know living Interior Live Oak.
Each year his family re-visits the tree to check on it’s health and see how the neighborhood has changed.
This picture was taken in Fall of 2000.
Last Updated: on 4/17/2016 12:31:20 PM Pacific Daylight Time (7:31 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum