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GeoTour: Meet Marquette University

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Hidden : 4/25/2013
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Welcome to the campus of Marquette University, a Catholic and Jesuit university since 1881 and proud home of the Golden Eagles basketball team. You’re standing in front of the Haggerty Museum of Art, a free museum of visual art offering a variety of exhibits that change throughout the year.

Meet the neighborhood!

Head WEST on Clybourn Street and you’ll find Miss Katie’s Diner, a ‘50s-themed eatery that has become a favorite of visiting celebrities, including Rachel Ray, Michelle Obama and Hilary Clinton. Walk NORTH to the corner of Wells and 16th Streets to Sobelman’s Pub and Grill. To the EAST, you’ll see the towering steeples of the Church of the Gesu. To the SOUTH, cross under the freeway and you’ll enter the Menomonee Valley neighborhood.

TO FIND YOUR CACHE: Decode the words below!

PASSPORT CHALLENGE: If you are completing our passport (download at www.visitmilwaukee.org/geocache), stand in front of the Haggerty Museum’s sign to decipher a word in the passport challenge phrase:
  • The 2nd letter of the 2nd word
  • The 2nd letter of the 3rd word
  • The 5th letter of the 1st word
  • The 3rd letter of the 4th word
  • The 1st letter of the 4th word
  • The 1st letter of the 3rd word
  • The 1st letter of the 6th word
  • The 4th letter of the 1st word
  • The 1st letter of the 4th word
  • The 1st letter of the 6th word
  • The 1st letter of the 6th word
  • The 3rd letter of the 2nd word
  • The 3rd letter of the 5th word
Want to explore more? Right around the corner is the St. Joan of Arc Chapel built in France in the 14th century. It was dismantled and taken brick-by-brick to Marquette University’s campus. While you’re there, find and feel the stone that St. Joan of Arc prayed over and kissed. According to legend, it has forevermore stayed colder to the touch than all the rest.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ybbx nebhaq gur pbheglneq

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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