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Louisburg Square

A cache by uciphd Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/04/2010
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Situated in one of Boston's most sought-after neighborhoods, Louisburg Square is one of the most charming areas of Beacon Hill. The homes here were built in the 1840s and served as a model for townhouse development.

Several recognizable names have made their home in Louisburg Square over the years:

  • John Kerry, former Secretary of State
  • William Dean Howells, Atlantic Monthly editor
  • Charles Bulfinch, architect of the nearby State House
  • John Singleton Copley, famous American painter
  • Louisa May Alcott, author
  • Robert Frost, poet laureate

Louisburg Square is currently one of the most expensive residential neighborhoods in the country. A few weeks before placing this cache I ran into then-US Senator John Kerry in front of his residence. Would you like to live here too? Well, start saving now, because the average cost of a townhouse on the street exceeds $6 million and reaches as high as $20 million!

The park inside the fence is private property and is for Louisburg Square residents only, so do not trespass. This is also a very popular tourist area, so please use this hint to retrieve the cache without drawing attention to yourself: Read the sign and reach behind, under the top lip. PLEASE REPLACE CACHE AS FOUND, THANK YOU.

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FTF honors go to Dr.MORO for finding 10 minutes after publication. Wow!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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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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