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

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Tuesday, 28 April 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.

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


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 (12183mi) View Map

Dropped Off 02/12/2019 ca$hing in placed it in PDC9 Texas - 25.52 miles  Visit Log


Retrieve It from a Cache 08/26/2018 ca$hing in retrieved it from The Cadillac Ranch Travel Bug Hotel Texas   Visit Log

Will be moving on soon!!!

Discovered It 08/26/2018 Zonzza discovered it Texas   Visit Log

Discovered 😀

Dropped Off 08/24/2018 Geo-Adventurer placed it in The Cadillac Ranch Travel Bug Hotel Texas - 676.41 miles  Visit Log

Left this and several others at this TB Hotel. 👍

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 08/21/2018 Geo-Adventurer grabbed it   Visit Log

Found this trackable in an overlooked box of my Geocaching things after two multi-state moves. I am putting at the nearest cache that will get it moving again!

Sorry for misplacing this great trackable,


Mark Missing 08/08/2017 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 09/12/2016 pscwmoms placed it in Wicked Witch of West County Missouri   Visit Log
Visited 09/12/2016 pscwmoms took it to Wicked Witch of West County Missouri - 109.38 miles  Visit Log

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

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