Valles Mines, Missouri, U S A
Founded in 1749 by Francois Valle years. 274 years later as The Valle Mining Company, his 4000+
acre property every year absorbs 21,000 tons of carbon dioxide and puts out 14,000 tons of oxygen, enough
to meet the needs of 63,000 people. [USDA Forest Facts]
GPS and Geocaching
Get our GPS map (UTM Coordinates)
Valles Mines Geocache #1
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From the entry on Geocaching.com
(ratings out of 5 stars. 1 is easiest, 5 is hardest)
The cache is in an ammo box,
due to where it is placed (it isnt likely to float away).
You can almost park on top of this cache so i wont be surprised
to see loads of entries such as ...easy find, could almost have
Check out the History Museum and have a look around while ur
here, traffic along the road is heavy so be careful when turning
in to the cache area. Day Permits can allow you to wander all
over the property, check in the museum for details.
The Keep out signs are for hunters so you are free to wander
****DURING DEER HUNTING SEASON [Nov. 1-Jan. 1] PLEASE STAY ON
THE CACHE SIDE OF THE ROAD*****
After Hunting season you will be free to use both sides of the road.
Feel free to have a drink from the well, it has been tested
and details are on the website.
Thanks to GLN and KNOW FUTURE for the help with the messed up
** This cache was placed with permission and with the cooperation
of the landowner **
Tunnel Station Cemetery
Locate by GPS Coordinates
WGS84 datum: 5deg31min22sec,-61deg13min50sec
NAD27 datum: UTM 15S 718334,4209510
Also known as the "Fulton-McGuire" Cemetery.
Mr. McGuire lived 109 years 8 months being born in 1773, 3
years before the US became the U.S.A.
See also: Cemeteries Of The Villages