The Eastern Shore is possibly the most beautiful and interesting
place in the mid-Atlantic region. Bring your convertable, your
sweetheart, and your life list, and plan to make a weekend of
Remember that it is quite an old pirate treasure map, and
most of the detail has been obliterated by the passing of the
centuries and will be impossible to make out. It is not your
Here is the original version of the
text portion of the map. This still may be of interest to some.
Due to various changes over the years, I have thought of retiring
this map, but as this is believed to be the first ever "mystery box"
in America, I decided to keep it for historical kicks.
Off-trail walking is involved. You may encounter nasty greenbriar
depending on your route choice. I walked around them ...
There are sensitive wetlands and other wildlife habitat
on the Eastern Shore. The box can be found without entering
wetlands, and other areas marked "closed" and the like.
NOTE 6: Be wary of snakes and other wildlife
when reaching into dark places. No need to dig for this box (tho it
may be covered with a layer of buildup). All bearings magnetic
unless otherwise noted. A pace is a long stride counted on a
footfall of either foot, i.e. two paces are counted
each time the right foot hits the ground. Be aware of if or
when there is game hunting in the area.
Please re-hide the thing well just as you found it, as you found it.
DISCLAIMER & COPYRIGHT:
PERSONS USING THIS CLUE OR HUNTING THIS LETTERBOX DO SO AT THEIR
OWN RISK. Do not hunt this letterbox without reading and
agreeing to the waiver first.
Children, do not hunt this letterbox without the
supervision of an adult who has read and agreed to the waiver.
Possession of this clue does not imply rights of
access to particular lands and route choices, or the safety
thereof, including the location of the box itself. Always
observe current local regulations, signs, property rights,
and customs; you are responsible for your actions. Clue
not indended to be taken literally or to suggest route
choices; route choices (and the choice to proceed at all),
are your choice.
This clue and associated stamp art are
copyright © 1999, by Randy Hall.
Permission to reproduce for personal use granted; all other rights reserved.