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Celebrating Irving Series #9 Tim Markwood Park

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Hidden : 3/21/2017
In Texas, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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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.

Please Join us for the Finale to the Month Long Celebration on April 30th 2017, 3pm @ The Jaycee Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Drive; Irving, TX 75061. Prizes will be awarded to those finding 6 of the 12 Caches.


Tim Markwood Park or Markwood Park (as it is known in on the city’s website)

The City of Irving opened this small park in April of 2009. It has covered playground, pavilions, picnic tables, benches, walking trails, and quiet place along a busy street. It does not have a parking lot. There is a small creek that runs through the park. It is located at 1001 S. MacArthur Blvd., but you’ll have park on a side street and walk into the park. Google lists the address as 1240 Fair Oaks Dr, Irving, TX 75060.

The park is named after Timothy Lee Markwood who volunteered many hours in service to Irving children. He was very active in Irving Boys Baseball Association and spent many hours working with the baseball association to put together and operate their program in the river bottoms. Tim worked with city staff on the plans to improve all the baseball fields and was a great liaison for boys baseball. Later he was appointed to the Park Board and served as Chairman for several terms. He was a tireless supporter of Parks and Recreation and a champion for the ongoing improvements to the park system.

Mr. Markwood was born in 1951 in San Antonio and died in 1998. He was married to Carolyn Markwood.  They had 3 children. 

This should be a pretty obvious hide, once you get there.Cache is located just off the sidewalk.

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

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 10/28/2017 9:57:45 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:57 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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