Geocaching the Past

Date(s) – Oct 15 2014 until Oct 19 2014
All Day

Rome will welcome people from 36 states and 2 foreign countries October 15-19th for the Going Caching MMXIV geocaching mega-event. A popular recreational activity, geocaching involves hunting and finding hidden objects using GPS coordinates from a website. More than 1.4 million caches have been hidden around the world since 2000, with over 4 million people seeking to find them worldwide.
For the October event, several caches will be placed in and around Rome, including a special cache at Chieftains during the event, and a permanent cache behind the museum near the Oostanaula River. Attendees of Going Caching MMXIV will receive discounted admission to the museum with their event credentials.
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