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

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Released:
Sunday, 14 August 2016
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In TB Hotel Extraordinaire Savannah

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 (14573.3mi) View Map

Dropped Off 05/02/2019 Wanderer11966 placed it in TB Hotel Extraordinaire Savannah Georgia - 383.75 miles  Visit Log

Good luck have fun

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 04/23/2019 Wanderer11966 grabbed it   Visit Log

Gonna take it north

Dropped Off 04/17/2019 kf4hvt placed it in Duck, Duck, Turtle, Cache Florida - 26.21 miles  Visit Log

I had an opportunity to find a geocache today that would accept this package. This is a great area close to the interstate hopefully distractible will you picked up and carried great distances to continuous travel throughout the world. Thanks for the ride little travel bug good luck on your future endeavors

Retrieve It from a Cache 04/09/2019 kf4hvt retrieved it from TB motel on the trail 227 Florida   Visit Log

Today is my birthday and that's why I'm player gives me the day off I decided to go do some geocaching. decided to stop by the hotel and drop off another travel bug and I picked this one up and it's place. I'll take it back North to continue its journey around the planet.

Discovered It 04/04/2019 raisingthewild discovered it Florida   Visit Log

Thanks for the discovery!!

Dropped Off 03/02/2019 HelloLola placed it in TB motel on the trail 227 Florida - 12.35 miles  Visit Log
Visited 02/28/2019 HelloLola took it to Snow Birds Florida - 4.14 miles  Visit Log
Visited 02/27/2019 HelloLola took it to DonGeorgio Presents "THE 4 HORSEMEN" Florida - 80.22 miles  Visit Log
Visited 02/26/2019 HelloLola took it to Tribute to a Tree Florida - 93.93 miles  Visit Log
Visited 02/26/2019 HelloLola took it to A Great Mom Florida - 1.09 miles  Visit Log
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