WSQ Gordon Cemetery
In Wisconsin, United States
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We need to thank the Town of Gordon Cemetery Committee for their approval in the placement of this cache. The cemetery is maintained very well and is also an interesting place to visit. I encourage people look through the register for names they recognize. Please enjoy your visit and as always, please follow the WSQ guidelines.
Note:The cache is not at the above coordinates. You will be looking for a 30cal ammo can with trinkets, maps, and.
This is a WSQ cache. WSQ stands for Wisconsin Spirit Quest. All hides so designated are in or immediately adjacent to cemeteries. "As this is classified as a cemetery cache please note it is NOT hidden on any grave marker or site. If there is a service going on, or folks are visiting their loved ones when you arrive please be respectful and come back at a later time. Your understanding and compassion for those folks will be appreciated." Wisconsin cemeteries are closed after dark, and any logs indicating that this cache was found after hours will be deleted. Thanks for understanding.
WSQ Gordon Cemetery
The coordinates will bring you to the cemetery directory. Once there you will need to look up the location for the gravesite of Antoine Gordon. The directory is also a good place to park and take the short walk to the puzzle and find. Once you have the location for the Antoine Gordon headstone from the directory, you will then need to go to the headstone and solve the easy puzzle to get the proper coordinates. I find it interesting to look through the names in the directory...look up family names and people of interest. You also may want to stop at the Historical Society located in the town site for some interesting history. Coordinates for hide are listed below.
N AN TO.INE W09G OR.DON
A=Total of flower pedals on headstone divided by 4
N=Total of number of letters in his last name
T=How many of the letter S
O=Number of letters of who erected the headstone divided by 2
I=Number of letters in his first name
N=How many of the number one on the headstone
E=Total number of letters on the stone divided by 10
G=How many of the letter Z
O=Number of flowers on the headstone X’s 2
R=Number of letters in Antoines relationship to the town
D=Number of logs on the headstone divided by 2
O=Number of G’s on the headstone
N=Last number of the year Antoine died
Note:There are several large tress here. The final location has been averaged. This cache contains a camera. It is not a trade item. If you would like, please snap a picture of you and your crew and return it to the cache. When we get it developed, the pictures will be returned to the cache. Thanks!
Congratulations to "TheLitls" for the first to find!!
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Last Updated: on 4/16/2016 7:05:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2:05 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum