The Year of the Ox LbNA # 55241
|Placed Date||Aug 21 2010|
This box was planted at Cedar Hill Cemetary in Newark, Ohio. The address for the cemetary is 275 N. Cedar Street, Newark, Ohio 43055.
The Ox is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.
This stamp was originally carved for the SILO Event held in February 2007. It was carved by Trail Rider.
From SR 16 heading East, exit at Cedar Street and head North.
Continue North to Cedar Hill Cemetary which will be on your left. Hours of Operation are 8am to 8 pm.
Enter the main gate and go Right past the office building and small pond.
At "Thomas", go Right.
Stay to the Left to go past "Hendrick". There will be a cannon in view on the Right.
When you see "Dayton", go Left.
Stay straight and keep "Jones", "Crooks", and "Hull" on your Left.
When you see "Cline" by itself in a triangular section - stop. Park near here.
Standing with your back to "Cline", use your compass and find 300 degrees.
Take 22 steps forward and you should be very near "Slavick". Notice the year of death, 1937, from the Chinese Zodiac, this is a Year of the Ox.
To verify your location, you should see 4 large evergreen trees off to your Left.
Standing by "Slavick", use your compass and find 20 degrees.
Take 44 steps forward and Mother "Pearl" should be near you. Take note, Mother's year of death, 1973 - is also a Year of the Ox.
From Mother "Pearl" find 340 degrees on your compass.
30 steps forward you will see a 4 trunked tree.
Go to the backside of this tree and you will find the Ox hidden in the roots concealed by twigs and leaves.
After stamping in, please reseal bags and container and rehide well.
This is a very popular cemetary and foot and car traffic are common so please be aware of those around you who could be watching.
We hope you enjoy this stamp - please let us know if the box needs maintenance or if the log book becomes full!