This cache is part of the Linn Creek Trail: Marshalltown History series. Follow the bike trail to a series of caches highlighting prominent figures in Marshalltown history. Each cache will require you to leave the trail and search for a hidden cache. The caches in this series vary in difficulty and terrain.
Henry Haven Windsor (1859-1924)
Henry Haven Windsor American author, magazine editor, and publisher, was the founder and first editor of Popular Mechanics. Windsor was born in a log cabin in Mitchell, Iowa, the son of Rev. William D. D. Windsor and Harriet Butler Windsor. He attended Iowa College (later known as Grinnell College), graduating in 1884.
From 1879 to 1880, he served as city editor of the Marshalltown Times-Republican. Beginning in 1901, he was editor and president of the magazine Popular Mechanics. Windsor is buried in Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago.
Do not cross the fence! The cache is not near the RR tracks.