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Historic Caches of Ionia County Challenge

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Hidden : 02/09/2011
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


In an effort to build cacher awareness of the historic caches in Ionia County, Michigan, this challenge has been issued.

The cache container for this challenge is located at the given coordinates. The difficulty/terrain rating for this cache is based on the seven caches in the challenge not the actual cache find itself.

In order to claim credit for this challenge, you must find and log five of the current seven oldest existing caches in Ionia County (your choice of which five). If you are the cache owner of an item on the list, you may count it as a find for purposes of this challenge (so you do not have to make an actual find on your own cache)

Once the five caches have been found and logged, you may find and log this cache. You may either prove you have met the challenge by posting your finds to a public bookmark or you may list your finds in the body of your log on this cache. Either way, be sure to give the waypoint, cache name, and date found. Prior finds do count.

Note: (GCJPFV)Smyrna - Finding the Founders has now been archived. (GCMBYG)Isle of Foretold Misery has been promoted to the 7 oldest, but if you found GCJPFV you may use that for one of your five.

The seven current oldest existing caches in Ionia County are:

GC Name Placed Date Type
GC3A69 Okemos 2/16/2002 Traditional
GCA10A Y Am I Here 10/26/2002 Traditional
GCA388 Draggon Hill 11/2/2002 Traditional
GCG4WJ "Old 16" 5/20/2003 Traditional
GCGNQM Bertha Brock Tour 8/16/2003 Multi
GCKTHY MiGO Fall Fun Day 2004 Commemorative Cache 10/9/2004 Traditional
GCMBYG Isle of Foretold Misery 12/29/2004 Traditional
 
GCJPFV Smyrna - Finding the Founders 6/13/2004 Multi


Michigan Historic County Challenge Caches
Western Michigan Eastern Michigan Northern Michigan
Allegan Genesee Cheboygan
Cass Huron Chippewa
Clinton Hillsdale Emmet
Eaton Ingham Grand Traverse
Ionia Lapeer Kalkaska
Kalamazoo Livingston Missaukee
Kent Macomb Roscommon
Montcalm Midland
Muskegon Oakland
Newaygo Saginaw
Oceana Sanilac
Ottawa Shiawassee
St. Clair
Washtenaw
Wayne

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Whfg unatvat nebhaq

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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