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WSQ St. John the Baptist - Egg Harbor

A cache by Capt. Ed Brown Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/16/2010
In Wisconsin, United States
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is a bison tube employing a straight forward hide. You shouldn’t have any problems.

And as always, at a cemetery cache, if there are people present visiting a loved one, you might try again at a different time.


The Wisconsin Spirit Quest series of geocaches will take you to a number of historic cemeteries or other historic sites. In six years, the Spirit Quest has grown to over seven hundred caches hidden in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Ontario , Florida,and Wisconsin and the hiders have grown to over fifty cacher teams. Over 1,000 cacher accounts had logged over 25,000 finds when we quit counting.


"St. John the Baptist Cemetery"

Welcome to St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Door County.


Thomas (Blackjack) and William (Redjack) Carmody came to the Egg Harbor area in 1857 settling three miles South of the Village. The two families with fifteen children all told, formed the nucleus of a settlement later known as Sunny Point.

French Canadian families began to arrive in the Egg Harbor area in 1865. In 1878 the first church (St. John’s) was built on the Northeast corner of this cemetery, two and one half miles South of the Village of Egg Harbor.

Father B. Hugenroth at St. Peter & Pauls, Institute, began working with the St. John's Parish in the year of 1888. The congregation had now outgrown the small log church.

A new Catholic Church, 30' by 40', was built across the road and finished Nov. 2, 1888. The carpenters received $300.00 for their conscientious work.

There are some unusual and very old headstones located at this cemetery. And please remember, if there are people visiting a loved one, you might try again at a different time.


The cache container is a micro so BYOP. .The cache is not located near a grave...Do not disturb monuments. If you find a fallen US flag, please stick it back in the ground. You must sign the cache log to claim a find. As always, please be respectful, and cache in, trash out.

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** THIS IS A GENUINE WISCONSIN SPIRIT QUEST CACHE** Have fun and enjoy hunting this cache. .

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Last Updated: on 11/25/2015 9:05:13 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (5:05 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum