Froggy Went A-Courtin'  LbNA # 1488

Placed DateJan 7 2001
LocationMansfield Center, CT
Found By Hez, Grumpy and Mona
Last Found Jul 18 2016
Hike Distance?

By Cock-A-Doodle-Moo 4-H club

Rated : easy 2 hour or less

Nipmuck trail blue dots

Froggy went a Courtin and he did ride uh-huh

Froggy went a courtin and he did ride

stamp and ink pad by his side uh-huh.

Froggy went a ridin to rte 89 uh-huh

Parked at Southeast ballfields then uh-huh

Entered the trail on other side of road, when down in the woods I'm told, uh-huh

Froggy went from woods to service road uh-huh

Crossed the road and headed down in uh-huh

trail turned left and he did too uh- huh

Walked along and saw a great dike, cement flood gate was in his site uh-huh.

Froggy crossed two small wood bridges uh-huh

Froggy walked to a 4way cross, turned right on blue dot then uh-huh

Turned right twice saw blue dot on post uh-huh

white pine on left and down the slope uh-huh

DEP posted No Vehicle sign uh-huh

Mount Hope moved here in 99 uh-huh

crossed steel trusses to the white pine uh-huh

Froggy turned left now the pine stands behind moving on the trail now uh-huh

Froggy took the trail as it went left uh-huh

Climbed up through the pretty white pine uh-huh

Followed path through Hemlocks now river far below him now uh-huh

Froggy went apast an old meadow now uh-huh

Weeds a growin now no mowin now uh-huh

Trail turns left at an old cedar tree and through a ironwood you will see uh-huh

Froggy sees the trail turn left uh-huh

your second iron bridge to cross uh-huh

from Cider mill to here it came in 97 the river to tame uh-huh

Froggy followed the blue dots right uh-huh

grapevines and a blue dot here

up and down by the river near uh-huh

Froggy went a walkin and he did hike meadow on left

river on right uh-huh

Big old house across the river he spied stayed with the trail along river he'd glide uh-huh

Froggy saw a log on the trail up ahead uh-huh

Big around as a pumpkin he said uh-huh

then the trail came to cross a path he stopped uh-huh

We're close to the spot now see if we can think it out now uh-huh

Froggy thought the hill ahead went straight to heaven he said uh-huh

When no ones comin climb that hill uh-huh

look for a stump big as can be uh-huh

What you seek is hiding there, stamp it quiet, replace it there uh-huh

Froggy went a courtin and he did hide

a letterbox here with great pride uh-huh

Froggy says to head on home uh-huh

Gathered your stamp now on you go keep on going to a road or back you go uh-huh.

Froggy went a round trip and he did say 2 hours out of your day uh-huh

So pack a snack and take the trip find the letterbox stamp up quick uh-huh.

Here the parks are very nice, we hope you had some fun besides uh-huh.

Froggy went a courtin and he did ride uh-huh!