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Bridge to Nowhere

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Hidden : 7/4/2011
3 out of 5
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Sewall Falls Wildlife Management Area along the Merrimack River! A small micro, but don't fret it's not as bad as it may seem! This cache is on land! Out on a structure that is no longer there, along the Merrimack River! There is a beach in the area with swimming permitted. So there's fun for everyone! But this seriously ups the muggle factor! Enjoy the area and the cache!

In 1657 this land of 500 acres was surveyed and laid out under right granted to Massachusetts Governor John Endicott. In 1668, the land was conveyed to John Hull, a wealthy mintmaster from Massachusetts. Upon his death, the property was willed to his daughter Hanna, wife of Samuel Sewall, a judge in the days of witchcraft. Legend has it that this land was the favorite abode of Indian Chief Passaconaway. The area was also used to launch logs from the mast yard into the Merrimack River to float downstream to be used for the construction of Royal Navy vessels.

The Sewalls Falls site was also the site of the longest rock crib dam in the world. Constructed in 1894, the dam was 633 feet of timbers and hand packed stones. On April 7, 1984 pressure from spring floodwater's breached the dam. Much of the hydroelectric canal and gates still exist.

Please be careful in this area! It's a great place to put a cache, but care and stability is required! Use your judgment with young ones.

Please Bring Tweezers, to get the cache out!
The Hint is a spoiler, so don't use it, unless desperate.

Congratulations to NovaOne on the FTF!
Honorable Mention to MuzikkManiX on the STF!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



  • Bridge to NowhereSewall Falls Wildlife Management Area along the Merrimack River! On the Bridge to Nowhere!

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