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Many thanks to Happy Humphrey for keeping a watchful eye on this cache.
A short walk through a long history.
This family orientated easy virtual cache is our way of saying thanks to all those who have set caches on the Isle of Man, which helped to make our holiday here even more interesting, Cheers M’Dears…
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Situated at St. Johns, Tynwald or Parliament Field is an ancient assembly ground where people still meet to hear the proclamation of new laws, read aloud in both in English and Manx. This Parliament can be traced back to the ninth century. The meeting occurs annually on the Old Midsummer Day of the 5th July.
Right here we go……
NAB CD.EFG WHJK LM . NOP
The Main Flag Pole N54 12.226 W004 38.541
How many bolts hold the plate for the little pulley wheel? = … = B and K
How many flag poles between mound and church? = … = D and J
South Wall N54 12.217 W004 38.473
The number of circular plaques on South Wall? = … minus 1 = F
Osruths Cross N54 12.213 W004 38.421
What date is mentioned on the information board? = ….2nd digit = M 3rd digit = A 4th digit = H
The Ballaharra Stones N54 12.189 W004 38.407
In what year were they discovered? = …. 2nd digit = P
What year are they carbon dated to? = …. 2nd digit = L
4th digit plus 3 = E
It’s a Millenium Stone N54 12.260 W004 38.409
But what date is on it? = …. 4th digit = O
In Grateful Remembrance N54 12.230 W004 38.472
Use first date. 1st digit = C 3rd digit = N
View Point Info Board N54 12.231 W004 38.569
In what year does it show the Tynwald gathering? = ...
Deduct digit 1 from digit 4 = … = G
Hopefully you should have all the answers now, so off you go……
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How many large slabs at ground level circle this structure?
What is the well known Company name on the plaque?
(No hints available.)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum