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Insane Oshkosh : Trail of the serpent

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Hidden : 3/28/2006
In Wisconsin, United States
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Cache is a camo match container. Winter friendly.

This cache is one of a series called "The trail of the serpent" based loosely on a book of the same title written in 1973 by Robert E. Gard and Elaine Reetz. All of these caches will be located along the Fox river from it's source south of Kingston to the mouth of the Fox River in Green Bay. As the infant Fox runs northeast from the Portage, it glides and twists through fertile meadows, broadens into small lakes until it finds itself in the broad sweep of Lake Winnebago. Lake Winnebago acts as the dam for the lower Fox which continues on to Green Bay in a wide flood, tumbling over chutes now made into dams, becoming one big scene of power development for the growth of its towns. "For us," said a famous Indian, "This river was a path. For our white brethren, to whom we sold it, it is a power." Loise Phelps Kellogg Oshkosh, what a funny name. Chief Oshkosh was a Menominee Chief. There was plenty of controversy when the name was changed from Athens to Oshkosh but we are glad it stuck otherwise there never would have been an Oshkosh B'Gosh. Oshkosh was a big mill town during the riverboat days, logs were floated down the Wolf and formed into rafts at Boom Bay on Lake Poygan then they were floated to Oshkosh to the saw mills. There were so many piles of lumber and sawdust that the city has burned and rebuilt several times.

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Last Updated: on 9/16/2017 1:59:47 PM Pacific Daylight Time (8:59 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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