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Travel Bug Dog Tag Canada-Victoria TB

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Thursday, 19 March 2015
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In Elder Ballou's Clues

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


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.

Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia and is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast.   The metropolitan area of Greater Victoria, has a population of 344,615, making it the 15th most populous Canadian urban region.  Named after Queen Victoria of the UK, is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. 

Prior to the arrival of European navigators in the late 1700s, the region was home to several communities of Coast Salish peoples, including the Songhees.  There was a fortified British trading post on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in 1841, but a more northerly was soon built in case Fort Vancouver fell into American hands.  Fort Victoria was founded on the site of present-day Victoria, in anticipation of the outcome of the Oregon Treaty in 1846

British settlement began in 1843. The city has retained a large number of its historic buildings, in particular its two most famous landmarks, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings (finished in 1897 and home of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia) and the Empress hotel (opened in 1908). The city's Chinatown is the second oldest in North America after San Francisco's.

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Tracking History (47717.9mi) View Map

Dropped Off 06/14/2018 Dickster1 placed it in Elder Ballou's Clues Rhode Island - 2.74 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 06/08/2018 Dickster1 retrieved it from Soils of RI #15: Agawam Rhode Island   Visit Log

Sorry I didn't log it sooner, but just found it in my bag, I though I left on the ground at the cache site, will move it along my next time out.

Dropped Off 05/16/2018 RichN0HJZ placed it in Soils of RI #15: Agawam Rhode Island - .18 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/16/2018 RichN0HJZ took it to Ninja Nick's Labyrinth Rhode Island - 1.15 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/16/2018 RichN0HJZ took it to Blizzard of 2013 Rhode Island - 1,110.24 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/15/2018 RichN0HJZ took it to Augsburg Library Minnesota - 7.87 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/14/2018 RichN0HJZ took it to CLR - #2 Minnesota - 9.34 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/13/2018 RichN0HJZ took it to Little Woods on the Corner Minnesota - 1.83 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/12/2018 RichN0HJZ took it to Just an Easy one Minnesota - 10.1 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/11/2018 RichN0HJZ took it to Perfect Pink Pumpkins Perplexed Professor's Pupils Minnesota - 3.12 miles  Visit Log
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