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Keystone: This geocache came to my attention as being in need of an owner maintenance visit. The cache owner needs to check on this cache ASAP and either fix the problem or archive the listing, after picking up any geo-litter. See the maintenance section of the Geocache Listing Guidelines. In the meantime, I've temporarily disabled this cache page.

Owner, if there is a good reason for a long delay in enabling this cache, do not contact me through email or the message center. Please post an update note log here on the cache page so that everyone will know what's going on. When the maintenance is completed, you can re-enable the listing by entering an "enable listing" log. Use an "Owner Maintenance" log to clear the "Needs Maintenance" attribute, if set.

I've added this cache to a bookmark list, and I will check back in four weeks or so to be sure that the maintenance has been done, or that an explanation has been provided. If the problem persists, I will need to archive this cache page for lack of maintenance.

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Keystone
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Pioneer Crossroads

A cache by BonnBonns Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 2/23/2008
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This grab-and-go cache is located in a scenic mountain valley at a historic crossroads.

The cache is located near the only road that early pioneers could take from eastern Pennsylvania to the Ohio River and territories beyond.

At the junction of the Old Forbes Road (now US Hwy 30) and Burds Road (now US Highway 31), the crossroads cemented its importance in history when it became a meeting place for the farmers involved in the Whiskey Rebellion. In mid-1794, Pennsylvania farmers, angered by the federal excise tax on whiskey, met here and raised a liberty pole in protest. Then in October 1794, troops summoned by President George Washington camped here on their westward journey to quell the insurrection.

This is the second in a series of historic Lincoln Highway sites in Bedford County. To learn more about this and other sites, www.lhhc.org/museum/bedford.asp#.

Thanks to Melissa Jacobs for permission to place the cache.

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