Difficulty: 1 – A walk through a city park
Near: Greenville, Darke County, OH
Placed 28 December 2001 by Flyfisher (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This letterbox is not to be confused with the
mystery box of the same name.
This is the site of the treaty signing that ended the Indian wars in the Ohio
Valley in the 19th Century. It was quiet walking through the park this
December day. I have been here a number of times when the park is crowded
with cross country runners.
Driving can be confusing in Greenville if you enter on route 49. I have
gotten lost more than once. From the east, take US 36 until it becomes
State 571 and take 571 into Greenville. From Dayton, take State 49 to the
intersection with US 36 a mile outside town. Take 36
north to 571 and enter town on 571.
Reaching a fork in the road, head right on Broadway. Go around the traffic
circle 180° and then turn right at the next street, Water Street. Two
blocks down, turn left on Memorial. Follow this past the Masonic Lodge to
a small parking lot at Memorial and Quindora.
Getting out of the car, take the sidewalk at 330° until you pass over the
footbridge. You can imagine this bridge to be any of the bridges in Lord
of The Rings if you like. Stopping across the road at the Coppock
Memorial, go 70° for 163 paces (1 pace = 2 steps, or about 5 feet). You
will reach the end of a road. On your right, note the Dwarf's ancient
From the right side of the end of the road, go 80° for an additional 57 paces
to a large smooth rock.
Turn to 190° and 8 paces later, just inside the treeline, you will see a small
cairn of loglets about 2 inches in diameter. Under this pile, awaiting you
these many ages, is Gandolf's Rune.
Before you set out read the waiver of
responsibility and disclaimer.
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