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Travel Bug Dog Tag Bead-Uncertain Copper Gold Green Glass Circle TB

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Texas, United States
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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 large beads obtained from different places and converted into travel bugs.  They are named for Texas towns with interesting names or histories.

Uncertain, also known as Uncertain Landing, is on Caddo Lake in northeastern Harrison County. The site was once known as Uncertain Landing, so named, according to one local tradition, because of the difficulty steamboat captains in earlier days had in mooring their vessels there.  Another tradition has it that the town name came from the uncertainty that residents had about their citizenship before the boundary between the United States and the Republic of Texas had been established.  Caddo Lake straddles the border of Texas and Louisiana.  The latter uncertainty was a substantial benefit to residents who did not like paying taxes.  

In the early 1900s the site included a hunting, fishing, and boating society called the Uncertain Club.  During the 1940s the community had scattered dwellings, a sawmill, several camping lodges, and some five other businesses.  In a bid to promote tourism by providing an area with legal alcohol consumption, the community was incorporated as Uncertain in 1961.  That year many of its 213 citizens were fishing-camp operators. The population of Uncertain was estimated at 189 in 1988, and the town limits were irregularly shaped, as they were designed to include most of the restaurants and fishing camps along that part of the Caddo Lake shoreline.  Beer Smith's Caddo Lake Airport, known as the Fly and Fish, also lay within the boundaries of the community.  In 1990 the population of Uncertain was 194. The population was 150 in 2000.

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Tracking History (11481.1mi) View Map

Mark Missing 8/8/2017 stewy1966 marked it as missing   Visit Log

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Discovered It 10/22/2016 saxton2006 discovered it   Visit Log

5k race

Discovered It 10/22/2016 saxton2006 discovered it   Visit Log

5k race

Dropped Off 9/12/2016 pscwmoms placed it in Wicked Witch of West County Missouri   Visit Log
Visited 9/12/2016 pscwmoms took it to Wicked Witch of West County Missouri - 128.49 miles  Visit Log

Cool I saw the boot of the wicked witch of west gate that's all that was left of her.

Visited 9/11/2016 pscwmoms took it to kakuro Missouri - 19.41 miles  Visit Log

Stopped and checked this one so TBs where along for the ride. To st Louis we go going to look at R Vs.

Visited 9/4/2016 pscwmoms took it to Hanging out in the park Missouri - 5.04 miles  Visit Log

Quick stop in the park.

Visited 8/21/2016 pscwmoms took it to The Eagle Has Landed, WC#00 Missouri - 29.83 miles  Visit Log

Here you go your at 00 of the Eagle Geoart on the Wolf Creek mountain bike trail. This well visited cache but you have to know what you are looking for the newbies don't always find it. Lets move on.

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Retrieve It from a Cache 8/21/2016 pscwmoms retrieved it from International Geocaching Day 2016 Picnic Potluck Missouri   Visit Log

Here you are with other traveling TB. Come with us.

Visited 8/20/2016 pscwmoms took it to A Dark and Stormy Night Missouri - .02 miles  Visit Log
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