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Roosevelt’s Little White House Historic Site

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Hidden : 05/12/2011
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Roosevelt’s Little White House

Cache information:

Steward: fatkidsOTWunite
Park: Roosevelt’s Little White House
Cache type: Multi
Difficulty: 1.5
Terrain: 2
Cache Description: This is a 4 stage multi cache.  You must visit each stage posted in the additional waypoint section below.  At each stage you will gather a part of the 4 digit combination that unlocks the ammo can that is placed at the posted coordinates.  (Inside the visitor center). 

The Geocache can only be accessed when the visitor center and museum are open, daily from 9AM - 4:45PM. (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day). There is a fee to enter the site. You will need 45 minutes to visit all the stages and open the geocache.

Paper and a writing instrument will prove useful as you gather information for the combination. This Geocache will be visited by non/new geocachers.  It's recommended that you don't leave trackables in the Geocache.

Stage 1. Enter the building and find the room where the unfinished portrait was taking place. Count how many ship models are in this room? Look closely. This number = “A”.

Stage 2. Find the Roosevelt Dime in the Legacy Exhibit room. How many “freedoms” were referenced? This number = “B”.

Stage 3. Find the only state represented with a pennant and NOT a flag. According to the marker for this state, which day in March did this state enter the union? This number =”C”.

Stage 4. Read the historic marker outside the visitor’s center and answer this question: How many terms did President Roosevelt serve? This number =”D”.

The combination for the lock is “ABCD”. If you trade for items from the geocache, remember to trade for something that is of equal or greater value.

Hours:
9AM-4:45PM daily. Last film begins at 4PM. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.


FACILITIES:
Little White House
FDR Memorial Museum & Video
Historic Pools Museum, Memorial Fountain
Walk of Flags and Stones
Guest Quarters and Servants' Quarters
Legacy Exhibit with The "Unfinished Portrait"
Large Picnic Area (onsite)
Two Large Roadside Picnic Areas
Bus Parking
Admission:
$6-$10
Group rates available for 20 or more with advance notice. School groups are tax exempt and must present tax exempt form to admissions.
Primary buildings are wheelchair accessible.
Secondary buildings have entry steps. All walkways are hard surfaced.


Georgia State Parks History Trails:

The History Trail is the coolest new phase of the Geo-Challenge. For starters, there are 14 new historic sites and parks. Thirteen of these sites -- including this one -- are Multi-Caches, where you'll visit a number of locations (solving clues) that will give you the secret combination to open the geocache. Inside you'll find new prizes: History Trading Cards! New Sites, New rules, new prizes... but still the same fun and adventure of Georgia State Parks Geo-Challenge. So whether you're a first-time or a seasoned pro, you can "Get Out. Get Dirty. And Get Fit" in a Georgia State Park today!


How to Hit the History Trail:

The History Trail crosses the entire state and features 14 new Historic Sites and Historic Parks! Each site has multiple locations that you will need to visit in order to solve several clues. Once they are solved and you’ve figured out the secret combination, to unlock the geocache, you’ll collect your History Trail Trading Card. (Please take only one.The card corresponds to the site and the historic group to which it belongs. Each historic group has multiple cards (Native Americans has 4 cards, Forts has 3 cards, Historic Homes has 2 cards, Plantations has 3 cards, Museums/Battlefields has 2 cards.) When you’ve completed a set (either by visiting or trading) you can turn them into a Ranger to receive your custom souvenir tokens! Since there are 5 historic groups, you can collect all 5 souvenir tokens!

State Parks Information:

For informantion on GA Parks Geocaching: GaParksGeocaching.com
Park:(706) 245-6270
Lodges/Cabins/Yurts/Camp Reservations: (800) 864-7275

Special Thanks:

Special thanks to the Georgia Geocaching Association and member fatkidsOTWunite

Disclaimer to New Geocachers:

Please join us in playing! Anyone who observes and obeys the rules as stated on Geocaching.com is welcome. Please do not remove the container from the office. The real treasure is solving the clues by visiting various locations on the site, figuring out the combination of the locked geocache, and sharing news of your find with everyone else online! Paper and a writing instrument will prove useful as you gather information for the combination. This geocache will be visited by non/new geocachers alike, and it's recommended that you do not leave trackables in the geocache. If you take something from the geocache, PLEASE leave something of equal or greater value for others to find and enjoy. We ask that you do not leave money in the state geocaches. Thanks.
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