Silver Nugget
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team gEco Friendly
N 40° 33.995 W 085° 45.723
16T E 604793 N 4491381
Quick Description: A large "silver nugget" boulder that has been a permanent fixture of the Sweetser Switch Trail since its creation.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 9/17/2014 7:21:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMMGJD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:
The marker sign reads:
Here lies the largest silver nugget discovered. It has an estimated weight of 9 1/2 tons. It was discovered on the Boucher farm just west of present day Jalapa (Indiana). Pioneer Byron Cook attempted to take the nugget to market in 1894. After 7 days his team of 12 exhausted mules left it here.
Type of Display: Other Significance

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