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Buffalo Coat

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Hidden : 6/22/2003
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Carol Ryrie Brink wrote the historical novel "Buffalo Coat" about the 1901 murder of Dr. William Watkins in Moscow.

The unquiet life of a university town around the fin de siècle is factionalized by local author Carol Ryrie Brink, who won the Newbery Medal in 1936 for "Caddie Woodlawn."

Dr. William Watkins, Carol Brink's grandfather, was 55 years old when he was shot by William Steffen. To log this multi-virtual cache, email the answers to these questions.

N 46° 43.274 W 116° 58.712 Cemetery plot of Dr. William Watkins. (Enter from highway 8 @ N 46° 43.157 W 116° 58.704) What proverb is quoted on the adjacent tombstone?

N 46° 44.024 W 116° 59.917 This is the approximate spot where Dr. Watkins was shot (and his horse and buggy continued another quarter mile to his office). What building is directly east?

Bonus: You can obtain a copy of Buffalo Coat @ N 46° 43.998 W 116° 59.814

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