Travel Bug Dog Tag Love Bug-Cotton Center Blue Glass

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Released:
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of Co-Pilot.

This is not collectible.

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Current GOAL

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

CottonCenterBlue

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

Write note 3/2/2016 Co-Pilot posted a note for it   Visit Log

Grabbed it and will find someplace rural for it.

Retrieve It from a Cache 3/2/2016 Co-Pilot retrieved it from A Special Memory Nevada   Visit Log

Grabbed it and will find someplace rural for it.

Dropped Off 2/28/2016 HAILHOLL placed it in A Special Memory Nevada - 1,050.8 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 2/20/2016 HAILHOLL retrieved it from Human Circuit...HAG XI British Columbia, Canada   Visit Log

Going to give this one a lift to the Vegas area next week.

Visited 12/1/2015 neltra took it to YOUNG CACHERS British Columbia, Canada - 24.52 miles  Visit Log
Dropped Off 11/28/2015 neltra placed it in Human Circuit...HAG XI British Columbia, Canada - 3.81 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/28/2015 neltra took it to Mittlenach British Columbia, Canada - .76 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/28/2015 neltra took it to Salmon Enhancement British Columbia, Canada - 3.39 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/28/2015 neltra took it to Ruling the Roost British Columbia, Canada - .52 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/28/2015 neltra took it to Where is that cache - HAG X British Columbia, Canada - .45 miles  Visit Log
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