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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