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Traditional Geocache

Portage Canal the Wild Side

A cache by Team Sloughfoot Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 4/17/2011
In Wisconsin, United States
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Cache is a camo small thermos container.

The Portage canal was built to be the Wisconsin River - Fox River connection. It is built through marshy land and was started in 1837. It was not completed until 1876 by the Army Corps of Engineers. Unfortunately, by then, the railroads were on their way, followed soon thereafter by the automobile.

The canal was used until 1951, when the Fort Winnebago Lock was bulldozed in and the Wisconsin River Locks were welded shut. This part of the canal looks much like it did at that time. .

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ybbx ba gur tebhaq arne n qbja gerr

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 10/28/2015 11:23:31 AM Pacific Daylight Time (6:23 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum