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Travel Bug Dog Tag Love Bug-Turkey Large Silver Acrylic

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Wednesday, 04 June 2014
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of Recoky.

This is not collectible.

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Current GOAL

This travel bug has two modest goals, to survive more than five years and to be moved by 25 cachers.  As of 6-Apr-19 it had been circulating for only 4.7 years, but it had been moved by 40 cachers.

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, protects the number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

Travel bug photos are appreciated and will be re-posted here.

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 the places of their origin or for Texas Panhandle-South Plains towns with interesting names or histories. 

Turkey is a city in Hall Couty. The population was 494 at the 2000 census.  Originally called Turkey Roost for Turkey Creek and the roosting turkeys there, settlers began arriving in the 1890's.  The name was shortened when the post office (the dug-out of Alfred P. Hall, postmaster) was granted in 1893.  The town plat was recorded in 1907 and in 1927, the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad arrived.  The first newspaper was the Turkey “Gobbler.”  Turkey is best known as the home of Bob Wills, the King of Western Swing. Wills was a barber in Turkey during the 1920's. In his biography “Hubbin’ It”, Wills said that the lotions and soft-work of barbering kept his fingers pliable for playing the fiddle. Barbering was a trade that many musicians shared, since the day work of barbering never interfered with dances and holiday celebrations. Wills formed the Texas Playboys band and their music introduced a new offshoot of county-western music known as “Western Swing.”

Gallery Images related to Love Bug-Turkey Large Silver Acrylic

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Tracking History (57400.4mi) View Map

Dropped Off 10/04/2014 woutje67 placed it in One Night With You Noord-Brabant, Netherlands - 42.64 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 09/27/2014 woutje67 retrieved it from Rondje Lanxmeer Gelderland, Netherlands   Visit Log

Dit prachtige hart gevonden in Rondje Lanxmeer.
We nemen het hart mee en proberen hem zo spoedig mogelijk in een mooie premium cache te plaatsen.

Discovered It 09/02/2014 TheSRK discovered it   Visit Log

i found this lovely heart at "Eco-Kwartet: Rondje Lanxmeer"

Dropped Off 08/18/2014 DennisenJudith placed it in Rondje Lanxmeer Gelderland, Netherlands - 6.7 miles  Visit Log

Achtergelaten in Eco-Kwartet: Rondje Lanxmeer

Visited 08/18/2014 DennisenJudith took it to Mama Cash Utrecht, Netherlands - 5.93 miles  Visit Log

Bezocht Mama Cash

Retrieve It from a Cache 08/16/2014 DennisenJudith retrieved it from Playground of the mongoosita Utrecht, Netherlands   Visit Log

Found it!

Dropped Off 08/13/2014 almarosa placed it in Playground of the mongoosita Utrecht, Netherlands - 28.26 miles  Visit Log
Visited 08/12/2014 almarosa took it to Harderwijkse Horeca Gelderland, Netherlands - 2.32 miles  Visit Log
Visited 08/12/2014 almarosa took it to ClueGeo Bonus - Case Closed! Gelderland, Netherlands - .06 miles  Visit Log
Visited 08/12/2014 almarosa took it to ClueGeo #10 - Buurt Onderzoek Gelderland, Netherlands - .03 miles  Visit Log
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