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This cache has been archived.

irvingheritage: Archived. Original is missing, as well as the "replacement". Location leaves it too susceptible to muggles.

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Celebrating Irving Series #10 First Baptist Church

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Hidden : 3/21/2017
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.


In 1903 the plot of land here, was set aside by developers J. O. Schulze and Otis Brown for the Baptist Church. By 1904 the Irving Baptist Church was organized. Early worship services were held in a local schoolhouse. A permanent structure was completed in 1911.The name was changed to First Baptist Church in Irving in 1940. A new sanctuary was completed in 1951 and by 1964 the church’s facilities had expanded to include an entire city block. Since its humble beginnings in 1904, the church’s services to the community have grown to include a variety of worship, educational, missionary, and outreach programs.

Please do not destroy any bushes looking for this cache. It is a small container, able to hold swag and small trackables, that should be reachable from the bench.

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

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Qbja Ybj Haqre gur Ohfu

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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Last Updated: on 11/22/2017 2:00:04 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (10:00 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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