From:
"Mike Frazier" <mike@frazierhome.net>
Sent: 5/3/2006 4:43:56 PM
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Re: [GPSstash] Re: Happy 6th (belated) Birthday Geocaching


Did a quick search on geocaching.com and found Mingo again. Looks like its
the oldest active cache:

http://forums.groundspeak.com/GC/index.php?showtopic=48657

This link is cool as its an archive of Mike Teagues original pages, complete
with the original list of caches up to what looks like about August 2000:

http://web.archive.org/web/20000815110954/http://www.triax.com/yngwie/gps.html

On 5/3/06, Mike Frazier wrote:
>
> Very cool to re-live this history. I missed out on the initial cache
> posts but found out about the sport very shortly after it started and have
> been part of this email group since about the end of May or first of June
> 2000 (and remember well the discussions of stash vs cache and then the
> "incorporation" of geocaching). I placed the first cache in Colorado (known
> as Tarryall on Geocaching.com, but it was first announced here (as
> geocaching.com didn't exsist then) on this email list around 7/4/2000) and
> its still alive and well today. It was placed on 7/2/2000.
>
> Anyone know what the oldest active cache is? Is there a list of these old
> / original caches someplace?
>
> I know I had visited a cache in Kansas that was on I-70 called Mingo and
> it appears to still be active (and was placed on 5/11/2000)
>


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