Historical Society Marker #50

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Hidden : 5/23/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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The coordinates listed above will take you to Chippewa County Historical Society Marker #50.

Reading this Historical marker will take you back almost 140 years ago when, terms and names were not so “politically correct”.  The people buried here in this tiny cemetery don’t get many visitors, so take a moment and walk through the markers that are here.  It will make you feel good. 

The final cache can be found by doing a few simple math calculations using information found on Historical sign #50. 

The Final Cache can be found at:  N44° 56.ABC    W091° 21.DEF

A= the last digit of the year the poor farm was purchased +1

B= the last digit of the year the first patients were admitted to the Golden Age Home +1

C= the last digit of the year the County Board decided to build an Insane Asylum +1

DEF = the capacity of the Insane Asylum and County Home in 1945 - 127

The container is micro with only a log, so bring your own pencil 


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

nobhg n dhnegre zvyr sebz gur uvfgbevpny znexre

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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