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Travel Bug Dog Tag State Flag of Minnesota TB02

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Owner:
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Released:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
Unknown Location

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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.

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About This Item

Minnesota

Patch of State Flag of Minnesota. Minnesota's flag was officially adopted in 1893. The state's motto "The North Star," shown on the banner, was orginally created when the state was the most northerly in the Union. The flag is royal blue, with a gold fringe. In the center of the flag is the state seal. Around the state seal is a wreath of the state flower, the lady slipper. Three dates are woven into the wreath: 1858, the year Minnesota became a state; 1819, the year Fort Snelling was established; and 1893, the year the official flag was adopted.

Nineteen stars ring the wreath. The largest star represents Minnesota. There is great symbolism to items inscribed on the seal: The sun, visible on the western horizon, signifies the flat plains covering much of Minnesota. The Indian on horseback is riding due south and represents the Indian heritage of Minnesota. The Indian’s horse and spear and pioneer’s axe, rifle, and plow represent tools that were used for hunting and labor. The stump symbolizes the importance of the lumber industry in Minnesota. The Mississippi River and St. Anthony Falls are depicted to note the importance of these resources in transportation and industry. The cultivated ground and the plow symbolize the importance of agriculture in Minnesota. Beyond the falls, three pine trees represent the state tree and the three great pine regions of Minnesota–St. Croix, Mississippi, and Lake Superior.

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Tracking History (6036.5mi) View Map

Mark Missing 11/15/2016 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Dropped Off 10/28/2015 Shakinsometrees placed it in OU vs OSU Bedlam Oklahoma - 2.16 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/27/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to Up, Up and (tucked) Away Oklahoma - 1.36 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/26/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to Odell Reservation Oklahoma - 120.75 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/26/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to Million Dollar Marcie Oklahoma - 52.35 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/26/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to JukeBox cache at tHe RoCkIn dOc Oklahoma - 52.23 miles  Visit Log

Visited JukeBox cache at tHe RoCkIn dOc

Visited 10/25/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to Smiley Tree Oklahoma - 1,112.59 miles  Visit Log

Visited Smiley Tree

Visited 10/24/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to Wrinkly Tree Texas   Visit Log
Visited 10/24/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to Wrinkly Tree Texas - 326.34 miles  Visit Log

Visited Wrinkly Tree

Visited 10/24/2015 Shakinsometrees took it to Tiki Island Cache Texas - 651.45 miles  Visit Log

Visited Tiki Island Cache

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