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Sesquicentennial LbNA #54741 (ARCHIVED)

Owner:Kelsung Contact
Plant date:Aug 20, 2005
Found by: Angel Winks
Last found:Apr 1, 2011
Last edited:Aug 20, 2005
Retired as of 8/30/11

This is the very first letterbox I ever planted, only a couple months after I started boxing in the Summer of 2005, while I was visiting my family in Michigan. At the time, it was the only box located in the county where I grew up. I originally broke these clues up into six pieces and placed them as cuckoo clues in boxes in and around Long Beach, California where I now live. This made it a very difficult bonus box to get, since it was a few thousand miles away.

However, after several years of maintaining those six boxes, I was forced to retire some of them due to various landscape changes and such. So, now already five years old with only a couple finds, I decided to simply post the clues, unchanged, as a traditional mystery for the local boxers in Michigan. It got a handful of new finders over the next year.

My sister adopted and maintained it over the years, but after a report in July 2011, she confirmed in August that the box is gone. I may send some new boxes her way to plant in the area, but I have no intention of replacing this particular box, since the significance of it being my first would be lost.