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LWT: Laurel Museum - OU02F4

 City of Laurel Walking Tour - Site 1 - Laurel Museum

Hidden by  DudleyGrunt

N 39° 06.579' W 76° 51.426' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Maryland
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 13 August 2011
 Date Created: 13 August 2011
 Last Modified: 09 March 2012
 Waypoint: OU02F4


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Quick Cache Kid Friendly Wheelchair Access Available in Winter Historic Site Listed on OCNA Only 

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This the first of what will be a series of various types of caches, centered around the the City of Laurel Walking Tour (CLWT).  The walking tour highlights various historic sites in the city and was launched in 2006 as a cooperative effort between the City of Laurel and the Laurel Museum

 Laurel Historical Society

Site 1 - Laurel Museum

From the CLWT brochure - The Laurel Museum occupies a building constructed between 1836 and 1840 by Horace Capron, owner of the Patuxent Manufacturing Company, located on the opposite side of Ninth Street.  The building was designated the Laurel Museum in 1991 and renovation of building was completed in 1996.  Today, it serves as a repository for the history of Laurel.  The Museum houses the John C. Brennan Memorial Research Library, educational exhibits, administrative offices, and museum shop.

Museum Hours: Wednesday & Friday, 10-2 & Sunday, 1-4.

Logging Requirements - On the grounds of the museum (near the corner), you will find and informational sign, titled "Laurel Factory: A Mill Town".  The Log Password will be ABCDE.  AB = number of blocks of two story stone and brick homes were erected by Col. Capron.  CDE = the average monthly wage of men in 1850 ($C.DE).  Additionally, pleae take a photo of you and / or your GPS anywhere on the museum grounds.


Laurel Museum Today

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1 15 September 2014 ithink314 Found it

Had a little extra time during a short visit, and headed over here for some history after a nice walk in a park as the sun was heading down. [green]Thanks, DudleyGrunt, for setting this up!

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1 11 November 2011 Recommendation cycleangela Found it

I've been wanting to do this cache for a while, and finally got the chance to come by this morning before attending an event. This was my first time at the museum, thanks for bringing me here!
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GPS behind the museum
GPS behind the museum

1 21 August 2011 sfcchaz Found it

I was saving this one for when I came to Laurel to attend the Happy Birthday, OCUS! event. Today was that day. Very interesting site. snapped a few pictures. TFTC 
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sfcchaz at Laurel Walking Tour #1.
sfcchaz at Laurel Walking Tour #1.

1 16 August 2011 rstickle Found it

Can't believe someone didn't get this one earlier.  I think most floks in the Laurel Area know where it is.  Went for the late lunch grab and got FTF.
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Laurel Time Capsule
Laurel Time Capsule