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This cache has been archived.

West Texas Reviewer: As there's been no cache to find for months, I'm archiving it to keep it from continually showing up in search lists, and to prevent it from blocking other cache placements.If the owner wishes to repair/replace the cache sometime in the future (not to exceed 15 days from the date of this entry), just contact me (by e-mail), and assuming it still meets the current Guidelines, I will consider unarchiving this cache.

Please be advised this is not a guarantee that this geocache will be unarchived. Many factors will go into my decision. The most important of which is how you responded to geocachers who tried to communicate with you regarding the problem(s) with this geocache hide and how you communicated with me, the West Texas Reviewer.

Traditional Geocache

Uncle Lumpy Takes You to Chapel

A cache by Lumpy and BMCHoug Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 5/25/2008
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

This is another in a series of caches that I am planning to use to bring you to interesting locations around town.  All of these caches are the little, tiny, sub-micro caches that attach with a magnet, so keep that in mind as you are hunting.

When you find the cache, sit on the bench and you will be looking at a lovely piece of public art called "The Broken Obelisk". If you look a little to the north, you will see a rather non-descript building of tan brick with dark brown doors. This is the Rothko Chapel. I will allow Wikipedia to do the job of acquainting you with the history and general run down of the chapel. .

This chapel was always a favorite spot for me. The area around it simply radiates peace and tranquility. The chapel itself is nothing much but it is cool and quiet and dark inside, all of which can be of immense value in our hot, noisy city. We used to make a regular stop here in my younger days when we were walking around the neighborhood. We were always welcome and we could cool off and maybe have a brief discussion with the almighty at the same time.

You can check the web site above for official opening and closing times and I highly recommend that you go at a time when the chapel and the nearby Menil Collection are both open.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fvg ba gur orapu, evtug unaq fvqr, haqre gur pragre obneq.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



284 Logged Visits

Found it 223     Didn't find it 38     Write note 11     Archive 1     Needs Archived 6     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 4     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:34:10 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:34 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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