Travel Bug Dog Tag Love Bug-Turkey Large Silver Acrylic

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of marsso.

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.

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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 (20180mi) View Map

Discovered It 5/10/2017 Jessica07 discovered it   Visit Log

Gezien in handen van marsso

Retrieve It from a Cache 5/10/2017 marsso retrieved it from RV 2.27 : Lommel Limburg, Belgium   Visit Log

Deze tb gaat met ons mee op reis.

Dropped Off 5/2/2017 Zilandonia placed it in RV 2.27 : Lommel Limburg, Belgium - .59 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/1/2017 Zilandonia took it to Touwer Limburg, Belgium - 8.75 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 5/1/2017 Zilandonia retrieved it from Achels Dozijn : Final Limburg, Belgium   Visit Log

Retrieved it from Achels Dozijn.

Dropped Off 3/3/2017 vdeinge placed it in Achels Dozijn : Final Limburg, Belgium - 4.7 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 2/15/2017 vdeinge retrieved it from MARVEL (13) : FINAL Limburg, Belgium   Visit Log

meegenomen uit marvel finale

Dropped Off 2/14/2017 tripper13 placed it in MARVEL (13) : FINAL Limburg, Belgium - 21.55 miles  Visit Log
Visited 2/13/2017 tripper13 took it to Exception Overflow Limburg, Belgium - 9.95 miles  Visit Log
Visited 2/9/2017 tripper13 took it to De Wijers - Hengelhoef Limburg, Belgium - 14.17 miles  Visit Log
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