This the first of what will be a series of various types of caches, centered around the the City of Laurel Walking Tour (CLWT). The walking tour highlights various historic sites in the city and was launched in 2006 as a cooperative effort between the City of Laurel and the Laurel Museum.
Site 1 - Laurel Museum
From the CLWT brochure - The Laurel Museum occupies a building constructed between 1836 and 1840 by Horace Capron, owner of the Patuxent Manufacturing Company, located on the opposite side of Ninth Street. The building was designated the Laurel Museum in 1991 and renovation of building was completed in 1996. Today, it serves as a repository for the history of Laurel. The Museum houses the John C. Brennan Memorial Research Library, educational exhibits, administrative offices, and museum shop.
Museum Hours: Wednesday & Friday, 10-2 & Sunday, 1-4.
Logging Requirements - On the grounds of the museum (near the corner), you will find and informational sign, titled "Laurel Factory: A Mill Town". The Log Password will be ABCDE. AB = number of blocks of two story stone and brick homes were erected by Col. Capron. CDE = the average monthly wage of men in 1850 ($C.DE). Additionally, pleae take a photo of you and / or your GPS anywhere on the museum grounds.