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john winn
john winn • 1 year ago

The Cache..this is an example of a cache. the mountain men would dig holes (& remember where they were) to store their goods, only things necessary for survival were on the pack mule or in his pack. Hides, Some Food Stuffs and Furs Were Stored in Various CACHES.....Well Known Fact.

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