medallion was never found in 1997; in fact, the large brass medallion
disappeared altogether. A new plexiglass
medallion was commissioned for 1998.
earliest that it has been found under this clue writer was in the year 1996
when two elementary-aged kids found the medallion at Bellaire Park with just
five clues. The longest hunt was in 2004
at Bossard Park; it took all 12 clues.
average, it has taken eight out of the possible ten clues to find the medallion
under this clue writer.
have found or have been part of the finding team over 75% of the hunts, making
this a truly family-friendly event.
medallion was supposed to be hidden at Lion’s Park in 2000 but the location was
quickly changed when Jan Holtz & Chad O’Leary were caught duct-taping the
medallion to the bottom of a picnic bench.
medallion was hidden on the night of clue writer Chad O’Leary’s wedding; it was
in his pocket during the ceremony and then he and Jan Holtz snuck out of the
reception at Manitou Station to place it at the Depot.
commonly searched landmark during the Treasure Hunt is the War Memorial on
Moser, who helped Burnet Realty agents Jan Raphael and Sandy Espe Sorenson
begin the event, wrote the clues for the Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt from