When I pulled back behind the courthouse, I wondered if this was the place. It looks like the back of many office buildings so I couldn’t quite be sure. Then I walked around and saw the columns and the facade. This is the place. Also, while the county seat is technically in Boston, the county courthouse is in NEW Boston. I don’t know how fiddly or technical that distinction is treated, but I got the courthouse and would find a cache so I’m calling it fine for my purposes.
Now THAT’S a knife. But, of course, the county being named after Jim Bowie of knife fame, that’s to be expected. But that’s not what this one’s about. This one, again, is also about maintenance.
I went to a local cemetery (because there’s always one) and saw that the cache had been flagged for maintenance. Well, I found it. It was so badly torn up it was trash at this point. The container was a painted former antifreeze jug and the contents had been strewn about in the bushes and treeline. The last person didn’t even find the log though I did. This is the other reason to maintain your caches. An unmaintained cache turns into trash. We try to leave these places better than when we found them so letting a cache fall apart just adds to the mess we’re trying to fight. Of course, I suggested it be archived. But I did sign the log so I claimed it. Off I went again. And this time I found myself in…
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