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Mystery Cache

Welcome to Ripon! • "Historic Downtown"

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Hidden : 12/23/2011
In Wisconsin, United States
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Geocache Description:

...a city that's easy to find but hard to leave. Ripon's rich heritage in architecture, politics and education makes it one of Wisconsin's most historically significant cities.

*** This cache is "NOT" hidden at the given coordinates, use the related web page to find the facts to solve the puzzle below to get the final cache coordinates ***

*** Available in winter, but may not be winter friendly ***

Here’s the solve;


Fire destroyed the Woods Hotel in February 1949, taking Z lives.

The Campus Theatre was built by A.W. Pettibone in 18C2.

In 18A4, The Republican Party was formed in the Little White Schoolhouse.

Construction of the Carnegie Library began in September 190X.

In 18V1, David Mapes and a group of townspeople founded the Brockway College.

Two prominent buildings were destroyed by fire between 1871 and 18E5 in the 200 Block of Watson St.

On June 4, 20W1, The Wisconsin Speleological Society members launched an investigation of the Ripon Mystery Cave.

David Mapes built the first two-story structure in Ripon in 185B.

The community popcorn stand is shown in the photograph taken in the 1940's of the Y00 block of Watson Street.

In 18D4, the name of the Brockway College was changed to the Ripon College.

*** Congrats goes to SkiDooer800 for Dooin' it first and gettin' the FTF!! ***

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 8/2/2017 3:00:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time (10:00 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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