Traditional Geocache

Celebrating Irving Series #8 Fritz Park

A cache by irvingheritage Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 3/21/2017
In Texas, United States
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Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This cache was placed as part of a series, "Celebrating Irving: The City and The Man, April 2017", aimed to encourage the discovery of the city its history through geocaching. 


Fritz Park

Fifty two acres of this land were purchased by the city of Irving from L. W. Fritz and wife Adeline in 1963. Mr. Fritz raised show horses and had a house and horse barn on the property. Additional land has been purchased since then. On February 26, 1964 the land became Fritz Park. In April 1964 the city put in two softball fields as well as a playground and picnic equipment. In 1970 the petting zoo was opened. The flag pole at the entrance was donated by the Camp Fire Girls. There have been many other things added such as: benches, grills, disc golf, restrooms, basket ball courts, water fountain, and a baseball field. There is also a lake or stream.

You will be looking for a regular sized container with plenty of room for swag. Beware of flying saucers!

This cache is part of Celebrating Irving: The City and The Man, April 2017  


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Last Updated: on 4/23/2017 9:50:50 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:50 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum