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Kewaneh & Shark: When we placed this cache this park was much better maintained and there were not so many vagrant muggles around abusing the bushes near the cache. Also, the windows near the cache were covered on the inside, but that is no longer the case. For these reasons, and due to the many times this has gone missing in the recent year, we have decided to archive Do Not Pass Go. It's been here for six and a half years. That's a pretty good run for a micro!! Thanks for playing!

Keep on Caching!

~Kewaneh & Shark

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Do not pass GO. Do not collect $200.

A cache by Kewaneh & Shark Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/17/2003
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A short walk around the beautiful and historic Old Madera Courthouse.

Madera County Courthouse Tower - U.S.G.S 3368

On a trip to Madera to find a few benchmarks and we found this terrific example of an old triangulation station - the Old Madera Courthouse - known to the N.G.S. as GU3368. We decided to place a cache nearby so others could see this wonderful piece of history.

While you're there, look for the near perfect example of an original U.S.G.S. elevation station on the northerly corner of the building, originally monumented in 1901 - known to the N.G.S. as GU1072. If you have time, be sure to visit the museum too.

USGS Survey Disk - Designation: 274.560 USGS

This is a log-only, 35mm film canister so please bring your own pencil or pen to sign the log.
Please hide the cache as well as and in the same place you found it.

Enjoy your visit to the Old Courthouse Park!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Xrrc gur ohfu bhg bs vg.

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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  • U.S.G.S. GU3368The Old Courthouse - a U.S.G.S. triangulation station.
  • U.S.G.S. GU1072Detail of the elevation station on the northerly corner of the courthouse.

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