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I'm Sorry, the Zoo is Closed

A cache by islander1988 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/22/2006
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A quick park & grab at a historical site.

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Halifax was the site of the first zoological garden in North America north of Mexico. Established in 1847 by Andrew Downs on 100 acres of land, the gardens contained many species of birds, native and exotic fauna, an aquarium, a museum, and a greenhouse. The gardens were one of the favourite resorts of Haligonians until they were sold in 1868. You can read more about the park here.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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  • The MonumentThe plaque tells about the gardens that used to be here.

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Last Updated: on 7/13/2018 10:12:48 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:12 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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