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Missouri's First State Capitol

A cache by Tim, Pam & Molly Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/14/2002
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Geocache Description:

This is the site of the first state capitol in Missouri. It was used as the state capitol from June 4, 1821 to October 1, 1826. Four governors ran the state's affairs from the second floor of the first state capitol. Governor John Miller oversaw the move to the new capitol in Jefferson City.

Historic Site and Interpretive Center:

Summer Hours (On-Season)  
April through October 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday
12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
closed Easter Day
Winter Hours (Off-Season)  
November and December 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
closed Mondays and Thanksgiving and Christmas days
January and February 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
closed Sundays, Mondays and New Year's Day
March 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
closed Mondays

To log this cache you need to e-mail us who published and what year it was published the map of St. Charles county and the five words in the exact order as they appear on the front of the first state capitol building. The map is in the back room of the interpretive center.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Lbh pna bayl svaq guvf pnpur jura gurl ner bcra.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 12/20/2017 8:18:00 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (4:18 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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