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Necropolis of St. Mary's

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Hidden : 8/3/2013
1.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Welcome to St. Mary's Cemetery located in Dallas Center, Iowa established in 1868 originally containing 20 acres. The size was reduced in 1954. St. Mary’s Cemetery is now two-acres and is located ¾ mile north of Highway 44 on R16. There are 177 people buried there, with the earliest grave that of Patrick Waters dated 1868. Over 225 lots are marked for future burials. On average, the cemetery is now home to two burials a year. Anyone from St. Boniface or St. John’s and their relatives are eligible for burial in the cemetery.

On December 18, 1962, St. Mary’s Cemetery, which was originally a part of the Dallas Center Sacred Heart Church corporation which was closed, and the church property owned by Sacred Heart, was deeded to St. Boniface of Waukee. The land where the church was located at 10th St. and Sycamore was sold. The cemetery remains the property of St. Boniface Church corporation. Its care and maintenance is the responsibility of St. Boniface.

The wherigo is played inside the cemetery and the final cache is located outside the cemetery.

As you do the wherigo, please understand that the pictures are random and are not reflective of the questions.

Download the cartridge Necropolis of St. Mary's and play it on a Wherigo-enabled device, be it a Garmin Colorado, NUVI or Oregon, Java-enabled phone (using OpenWig), or an Android phone (using WhereYouGo)

Enjoy your tour

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cfnyz 62:3

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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