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Aroostook County: 16 counties in Maine Series

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Hidden : 07/11/2011
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Part of the 16 Counties in Maine Series. Micro and BYOPOP.

Do you know the county song?

Maine County Song
Sing to the tune of Yankee Doodle Dandy

16 counties in our State, Cumberland and Franklin.
Piscataquis, Somerset, Aroostook, Androscoggin
Sagadahoc, Kennebec, Lincoln, Knox and Hancock
Waldo, Washington and York
Oxford and Penobscot!

Aroostook
SIZE: 6,453 square miles
INCORPORATED: 1839
COUNTY SEAT: Houlton
POPULATION: 73,938
CITIES: Caribou, Presque Isle
TOWNS: Allagash, Amity, Ashland, Bancroft, Blaine, Bridgewater, Castle Hill, Caswell, Chapman, Crystal, Dyer Brook, Eagle Lake, Easton, Fort Fairfield, Fort Kent, Frenchville, Grand Isle, Hamlin, Hammond, Haynesville, Hersey, Hodgdon, Houlton, Island Falls, Limestone, Linneus, Littleton, Ludlow, Madawaska, Mapleton, Mars Hill, Masardis, Merrill, Monticello, New Canada, New Limerick, New Sweden, Oakfield, Orient, Perham, Portage Lake, Saint Agatha, Saint Francis, Sherman, Smyrna, Stockholm, Van Buren, Wade, Washburn, Westfield, Westmanland, Weston, and Woodland.

Aroostook, is bigger than the combined size of both Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Maine has more Moose per mile than any other state.

The Moose is the State Animal.

1604 - A French contingency led by Pierre du Guast Sieur de Monts establishes the first recorded European colony in Maine at the mouth of the St. Croix River.
The only area in the USA that allows children to miss school to harvest potatoes.

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Congrats ArcticNomad on FTF.

Congrats jadzea on FTF of Aroostook County in it's new hiding place!!!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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