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The Star of the Lone Star

A cache by The Outlaw Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/19/2007
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

You just never know what you are going run into while driving on the back roads of Texas.


If Texas is truly the lone star state, this would have to be it. The town of Star Texas was laid out by Alec Street in the mid-1880s and named for nearby Star Mountain. Calvin Skinner was the first postmaster when Star was granted a post office in 1886, and Alec Street ran a store and a gin. Star had a school in its early days but did not build a permanent church until 1905, when the town reached the zenith of its prosperity. A bank, established in 1910, closed after a robbery in the 1920s. In 1944 Star had eight businesses and a population of 171. The population in 1980 through 2000 was eighty-five. From the Handbook of Texas Online.

While you are here in the star of Texas check out the Star Museum and Hitorical center just to the left of the cache. I'd skip the gift shop to the right of the cache. It appears they had a fire sale a few years back and haven't recovered.

You are looking for a large black Bison tube, and history. Enjoy the town.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Lbh pna svaq guvf pnpur unatvat ba gur G cbfg arne gur gbc.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Last Updated: on 6/14/2018 3:54:56 PM Pacific Daylight Time (10:54 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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