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by TeachJRProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: Illinois
I have just listed a virtual event to celebrate Illinois Bicentennial and it is called: Party Like It's 199 + 1 Please sign up.. let's build the number of boxes planted everywhere! Everyone can participate. Try to think of a cool Illinois thing -...
I'm signed up to plant, and have a subject for the box, but need some guidance from Chicago boxers about Graceland Cemetery. Does it have boxes? There are a number of famous people buried there, so to me, it makes a good location. However, I don't find...
by Gypsy FiddlerProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: Illinois
I had one there called "Kimball's Keys", after the Kimball piano guy- it went missing. I am not aware of any others in that Cemetery, but it is extremely highly policed. There is security presence everywhere; patrols and cameras- so it will be very har...
by ChocolateBunniesAndPeepsProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: Illinois
Both Graceland Cemetery & Rosehill Cemetery carry more than a bit of political clout in Chicago. Many celebrities visit there & want privacy. So those two places don't appreciate photographers, videographers, boxers, cachers, etc. Permission practic...
Thank you both for the information. Their loss, but I believe I will look elsewhere - the subject of my box covered a lot of territory!
by TeachJRProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: Illinois
Happy Illinois Bicentennial! And look at all those boxes! As of today there have been 139 boxes planted for the Illinois Bicentennial Event: Party Like It's 199 + 1 - Help us Celebrate the Illinois Bicentennial! Event no. 4046 The goal is to reach...
by TeachJRProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: State: Illinois
It is almost the end of 2018 - the Illinois Bicentennial year. Please do continue to plant letterboxes for the Illinois Bicentennial. We were challenged to plant 200 boxes and to date we have 196 boxes planted (and more to come) since August of 2018....