125-year celebration scavenger hunt of Nederland history begins today

Published 4:40 pm Monday, October 10, 2022

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NEDERLAND — Today (Oct. 10) begins the 125-year celebration scavenger hunt by the Nederland Economic Development Corporation.

NEDC officials will post one clue a day for 17 days.

This will be a HUGE history lesson on Nederland for those who choose to participate, organizers said.

(Courtesy of the Nederland Economic Development Corporation)

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Today’s clue is:

Geo C. Vaughn & Sons: Built in 1941 as one of Nederland’s first lumber yards.

Each participant will take a selfie at the location with the clue card. There will be 17 clues in all.

All clues must be presented at the same time and listed in order by date, location with a selfie photo.

The winner will be announced Nov. 1 so the winner will have some extra cash for Thanksgiving and will have acquired new knowledge in the history of Nederland.

All created forms must be dropped in the door mail slot at the Nederland EDC Office, located at 1519 Boston Avenue in Nederland no later than Oct. 28 to be considered entered in the contest.

If mailing from out of town, make sure the entry is postmarked and received by the Oct. 28.

Each participant will create their own form as to how they want to design their selfie entry.

The only requirement is all entries must be in order of posting.

First place cash prize is $250. Second place cash prize is $100.