Mystery Cache

Mississippi Blues Trail Geocaching Challenge

Hidden : 8/15/2012
In Mississippi, United States
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


Mississippi Blues Trail
Geocaching Challenge


This project is a joint venture of the following organizations:

  • Mississippi Blues Commission
  • Mississippi Geocachers Association (MSGA)
  • Mississippi Bureau of Tourism (special thanks to the current director, Michael Jones)
Click to visit the MS Tourism site
Click to visit the MSGA website
Official MS Blues Trail website


The Mississippi Blues Trail was established by the Mississippi Bureau of Tourism to recognize the unique connection our state has with a style of music known as the "Mississippi Blues" or simply "the Blues." Many musicians acquired fame, and for some fortune, playing this style of music. The MBT decided to recognize these artists and their beginnings here in Mississippi.

The MBT divided the state into five basic regions where Blues Trail markers are placed.


These markers are in places of historical significance to the blues music heritage. Each marker tells about a specific piece of that history. The vast majority of these markers are in the Delta region in the northwest part of the state.
This challenge involves visiting those historical MS Blues Trail markers scattered out around the state of Mississippi...and even beyond.

Participating cities include : Tupelo,Columbus,Jackson,Holly Springs,Cleveland,Clarksdale,University of Mississippi,Aberdeen,Meridian,Vickburg...

At or near many of these markers there is a geocache hidden. Your quest is to visit these markers and find the geocaches associated with them.


Some of the requirements involve finding caches located near the markers. Following completion of the requirements, the final cache must be found and logged to complete the challenge.


At the listed coords you will find ammo can; however you MUST complete the challenge requirements listed below for it to quality as a legitimate find. Logs posted as found without verification of challenge completion are subject to log deletion. Go inside the Greenville Visitor Center Blues Museum. The cache is at the counter and placed with Permission. Hours of operation is Monday thru Sunday 8am until 5pm. All three ladies that work at the building know about the challenge and are very excited to have the final cache at their facility.



Requirements for Completing the Challenge


1. You must find at least 50 Mississippi Blues Trail Geocaches within the state.


2. Make a list of the caches found to complete the requirements and send it to the cache owner for verification. You can go ahead and log the final cache to complete the challenge. Send list to mjones@mississippi.org
Click here to submit your finds


Here is a bookmark link to the current blues trail caches -Mississippi Blues Caches

We hope your ventures along the way
to completion of this challenge are both
memorable and rewarding!



For questions or comments about challenge please contact Lacey Bishop 662-832-0167 or Scott Bishop 662-607-2095

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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