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Clue #1 - Saturday

Clue #1

You need a map of Independence. I will give you a set of clues (1-3 clues). You will need to determine what location in Independence you could see the clues given.

Example: You can see Mount Hope Abbey, William Inge’s face and Riley.

There is only one location in Independence where you can see Mount Hope Abbey (the east Mausoleum), William Inge’s face is on the north side of the trestle on Penn, Riley is referring to Riley School.Penn and Oak Street. Put the letter “A” on your map at the corner of Penn and Oak Street. This is your first clue to find the Neewollah Medallion.IMPORTANT, YOU MUST BE AT THE LOCATION WHERE YOU CAN SEE ALL CLUES GIVEN.

Clue #2 - Sunday

Clue #2

What location in Independence can you see the following: Three Greek Revival Houses, one built in 1906, one built in 1881 and another one built in 1906. Put the letter “G” on your map where these three Greek Revival houses can be seen.

What location in Independence can you see where Frank Bonham meet his demise? Put the letter “L” on your map at this location in Independence.

What location in Independence can you see a house associated with the Masonic Temple and the Carnegie Library, a building associated with contractor Todd and Son, and a building associated with the date 1899 at a cost of $33,000? Put the letter “F” on your map at this location.


Clue #3 - Monday

Clue #3

What location in Independence can you see the Hotel de Hoss, READ (YOU MUST BE ABLE TO READ)the word “Generations”, and READ the word Yoe? Put the letter “K” on your map of this location in Independence.

Find the Mayo Family Tree stone in Mount Hope cementary with the quote, “Reason was our guide”. Put the letter “H” on your map of this location.

What location in Independence can you see a house designed by J.C. Nichols, you can see a house associated with the Ulmer Furniture Store, and you can see the cross on the top of the St. Andrew’s Church steeple. Put the letter “J” on your map of this location in Independence.


Clue #4 - Tuesday

Clue #4

What location in Independence can you see the Arctic Ice Company, see the Bovaird Company and the current business that was at 10th and Railroad?Put the letter ”I” on your map of this location in Independence.

What location in Independence can you see the eyebrow dormer on Humphrey’s granddaughter’s house and see Henry Baden’s nephew’s house? Put the letter “M” on your map of this location in Independence.

What location in Independence can you see a Corythosaurus, see Saint Paul and READ the number 1050? Put the letter “C” on your map of this location in Independence.


Clue #5 - Wednesday

Clue #5

Where in Independence can you see the Hotel Booth written without an “O” (Bo th), see a palladian window and see a church started in 1870 by 17 people in a hay house? At this location put the letter “B” on your map.

Where in Independence can you see a house built by the American Concrete Company, see the east side property line of the Ridgewood property, and see a house built for Clark Milligan in 1895? At this location put the letter “E” on your Independence map.

Where in Independence can you see the St. Andrew’s steeple, see a “false” Tudor house, and see a fly tower? At this location put the letter “D” on your Independence map.

Clue #6 - Thursday

Clue #6

With your completed Independence map, let’s find the Neewollah Medallion.

Draw a straight line between letters “G” and “I”, between letters “E” and “L”, between letters “K” and “M”, between letters “C” and ”H”, between letters “B” and “F”, and between letters “J” and “D”. Now extend your six lines on the map to the northwest. If you found the twelve letters, the lines should meet in one location. This location is where the Medallion is hidden. Good luck.

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