Ol' McDonald Had A Park

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Hidden : 10/28/2010
In Iowa, United States
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Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

A.Y. McDonald Park is one of the better views in Dubuque that is
not on a bluff. It is our favorite park to be at on a nice sunny
day, next to the Mississippi River. Something had to be done about there not being any caches on this peninsula like park.

With this Multi-Cache you will need to go to three areas to find the coordinates to the cache location. Nothing to tough, just some minor math. You will not leave the park. The hardest part will likely be getting the cache and returning it from it's
resting place without being observed by Muggles. Please be careful to conceal when finished.

If the Mississippi is high or at flood stage, please be
cautious. Maybe even consider waiting for the water to go down.

In the winter time snow will cover. Again, be cautious.

A TB, and some goodies to start.

N 42 31.666
W 090 38.619

(A) Opened First Iron Foundry in 18A7

(B) He sold Monkey Wrench for= B Hundred Dollars

(C)The park was dedicated on C/15/2006

2nd Stage
N 42 31.619
W 090 38.563

(D)The number 0=D

(E) There are three questions facing the river. How many of the
letter "e" do you find in the total of the three
answers? Total = E

(F) How many letters are in the translation of the word Brown?
This number=F

(G) How many letters are in the word under Mayflower? This
number =G

3rd Stage
N42 31.570
W090 38.562

(H)The Ground Breaking on the Dubuque Flood wall was in 196H

(J) 1974 minus the year of the Dedication=J

You should have numbers to assign to the letters
A,B,C,E,F,G,H,J. Insert into final coordinates below:


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fgneg: Vg'f va gur Ovb ng pbbeqvangrf

/2aq Fgntr:

Genafyngr ynathntr naq Oenvyyr

Znlsybjre vf gur obng

/3eq Fgntr: Onpxfvqr bs gur ovt ebpxf

/Svany: Jngpu lbhe fgrc tbvat qbja

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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