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Travel Bug Dog Tag Bead-Ding Dong Black Glass Donut TB

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Sunday, August 14, 2016
Texas, United States
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In the hands of GuentherGal.

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, preserves the tracking number 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 in the logs are appreciated.  I will 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.

Ding Dong is an unincorporated community in Central Texas.  It is on the Lampasas River, in Bell County.  Ding Dong was named after two early settlers in the town, Zulis Bell and nehphew Bert Bell, who opened a store there.  That the community is in Bell County, is a coincidence.  The Bells hired the artist Cohn Cohen Hoover to make a sign for their store.   Hoover painted a sign with two bells on it. Inside the bells, Hoover painted the initials of the Bell men. Underneath one bell he painted the word "Ding" and the word "Dong" under the other bell.  As a result, the men were known locally as Ding Bell and Dong Bell.  And, over the years, because of this sign, this community became known as Ding Dong.

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Tracking History (3776.3mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 6/11/2018 GuentherGal retrieved it from Pike Powder Hike Wisconsin   Visit Log

Will move along on some adventures. Good luck in your travels!

Dropped Off 6/7/2018 Turtletoes/Biggie placed it in Pike Powder Hike Wisconsin - 217.33 miles  Visit Log

Dropping off.

Visited 6/7/2018 Turtletoes/Biggie took it to Cache Across America - Wisconsin Wisconsin - 226.22 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 6/4/2018 Turtletoes/Biggie retrieved it from Anchors Away Michigan   Visit Log

Going to move this to another cache.

Dropped Off 11/26/2017 ILoveBerks placed it in Anchors Away Michigan - 233.95 miles  Visit Log

Dropped off in cache! Have a safe travel! 🐶

Write note 10/15/2017 ILoveBerks posted a note for it   Visit Log

Here is a picture 😋

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Retrieve It from a Cache 10/15/2017 ILoveBerks retrieved it from Deadwood TB Spa Michigan   Visit Log

Grabbed from cache! Super cool! I will move it on! 🐶

Dropped Off 10/1/2017 dharma cache placed it in Deadwood TB Spa Michigan - 9.97 miles  Visit Log

Brought this TB from up north Labor day weekend.

Retrieve It from a Cache 9/7/2017 dharma cache retrieved it from hillside hide Michigan   Visit Log

Picked this up and will drop it soon.

Dropped Off 8/7/2017 trustking placed it in hillside hide Michigan - .49 miles  Visit Log

Nice country cache!

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