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Travel Bug Dog Tag Love Bug-Cotton Center Blue Glass

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Sunday, 12 August 2012
Texas, United States
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This is not collectible.

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

Photos in the travel bug logs are appreciated.  I will be re-post them here, where they can be seen by other cachers.

About This Item


This is one of a series of heart-shaped items obtained from different places and converted into travel bugs. They are named either for their place of origin or for Texas Panhandle-South Plains towns with interesting names or histories.

Cotton Center is an unincorporated community of about 200 people in western Hale County. Until the late 19th century the Comanche tribe of Native-Americans occupied the area.  In 1907, with the coming of a branch of the Santa Fe Railroad, a number of farming operations were established, many by settlers from east Texas and Oklahoma.  Cotton Center was originally created in 1925 as a consolidated school district.  In that same year J.C. Brown, local businessman, platted the town and named the community. The naming may have been influenced by Brown’s ownership of a cotton gin.  In 1935 a local post office opened, and the first irrigation well was drilled.  By the late 1940s irrigation wells proliferated, pumping water from the Ogallala Aquifer.

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Tracking History (6320.3mi) View Map

Visited 11/21/2015 neltra took it to Nice N Easy #3: Welcome to Tsawwassen British Columbia, Canada - 56 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 11/21/2015 Grifung discovered it   Visit Log

We spotted this TB at a recent event in Victoria. Thank you for sharing it with us!

Discovered It 11/20/2015 Sheesh discovered it   Visit Log

OMG ! I just found some papers in a desk I was cleaning out and on them are some tb numbers I had not logged ! Better late than never I guess! My notes say I discovered this on November 20 2015 at the HAG appetizer event.Thanks for sharing

Discovered It 11/20/2015 THEG-FORCE discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered at the HAG Appetiser event. Thanks for sharing.

Discovered It 11/20/2015 pat&rob discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered at the HAG Appy event. Thank you for sharing.

Visited 11/20/2015 neltra took it to 'APPY 'AG XII British Columbia, Canada - 17.6 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/20/2015 neltra took it to A HAG APPETISER British Columbia, Canada   Visit Log
Visited 11/20/2015 neltra took it to 210 Cache Challenge British Columbia, Canada - 1.19 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 11/20/2015 neltra retrieved it from A HAG APPETISER British Columbia, Canada   Visit Log

I love the stone. I grabbed this at A HAG APPETISER event. I'll take it over to the mainland but hold onto it and travel back home in Sooke. I'm heading to Campbell River next weekend where I'll drop it.

Discovered It 11/20/2015 CurlyQ42 discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered it at the Hag Apetiser Event! Thanks for sharing everyone!

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