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Travel Bug Dog Tag Canada-Hamilton TB

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Released:
Monday, 12 January 2015
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of PeepersFreckles.

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.

Travel bug photos are appreciated.  I will re-post them here, where they can be seen by other cachers.

About This Item

mapleleafwood

This wooden maple leaf recalls the maple leaf on the national flag of Canada.  Most people people living in the United States couldn’t name many cities in Canada, unless they live in the northern tier of states or Alaska.  This series of “Canada” travel bugs brings attention to the largest metropolitan areas in that country. 

Hamilton, Ontario, has a population of 721,053.   Conceived by George Hamilton when he purchased the Durand farm shortly after the War of 1812, Hamilton has become the center of a densely populated and industrialized region at the west end of Lake Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe.  Since 1981, the metropolitan area has been listed as the ninth largest in Canada and the third largest in Ontario.

In pre-colonial times, the Neutral Indians used much of the land but were gradually driven out by the Five Nations (Iroquois) who were allied with the British against the Huron and their French allies.  

Hamilton is home to the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, the Bruce Trail, McMaster University and Mohawk College. The Canadian Football Hall of Fame can be found downtown right beside Hamilton City Hall and across town to the east, the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats will begin playing at the new Tim Hortons Field in 2014, which is being built as part of the 2015 Pan American Games.

Gallery Images related to Canada-Hamilton TB

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Tracking History (12672.1mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 05/19/2019 PeepersFreckles retrieved it from L'hotel de bogue de voyage (The travel bug hotel) Alabama   Visit Log

Time to head back to the Pacific Northwest after traveling from WA to FL. Weather is too hot for me here, so need to return to cooler climes and will take this one with me.

Dropped Off 05/17/2019 fairyleg placed it in L'hotel de bogue de voyage (The travel bug hotel) Alabama - .13 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/17/2019 fairyleg took it to Fetch Boy Alabama - 1.84 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/17/2019 fairyleg took it to Challenge JASMER Completion on J3 Alabama - 13.91 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/17/2019 fairyleg took it to Southern Heritage Travel Bug Hotel Alabama - 15.04 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/17/2019 fairyleg took it to Take off you cap on the way to the moon Alabama - 16.67 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/17/2019 fairyleg took it to Shades of Grey Tennessee - 315.06 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/16/2019 fairyleg took it to The Secret Forest Indiana - 71.38 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/11/2019 fairyleg took it to Need a vac Ohio - 185.05 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/11/2019 fairyleg took it to Blue tube got moved, and is now a TB HOTEL Kentucky - 74.53 miles  Visit Log
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