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'Frosty The Snowman' Letterbox


Earthplace: Nature Discovery Center

10 Woodside Lane

Westport, Connecticut


Name:  "Frosty The Snowman" Letterboxes
Where:  Earthplace: Nature Discovery Center; Westport, CT
Number of Boxes:  1
Placed By:  Letterboxer2002@yahoo.com on January 3, 2003

Distance:  1 Mile
Time:  30 - 60 Minutes
Difficulty:  Very Easy

For Directions Click Here


Frosty the Snowman, was a jolly happy soul,

With a corncob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made of coal.

Frosty the Snowman, is a fairytale, they say.

He was made of snow, but the children know he came to life one day.

There must have been some magic in that old silk they found,

For when they placed it on his head, he began to dance around!

Oh, Frosty, the Snowman, was a live as he could be;

and the children say he could laugh and play,

just the same as you and me.

Thumpety thump, thump, thumpety thump, thump,

look at Frosty go.

Thumpety thump, thump, thumpety thump, thump,

over the hills of snow.

Frosty the Snowman, knew the sun was hot that day,

so he said, "Let's run, and we'll have some fun now, before I melt away."

Down to the village, with a broomstick in his hand,

Running here and there, all around the square,

saying', "Catch me if you can."

He led them down the streets of town, right to the traffic cop;

and only paused a moment, when he heard him holler, "Stop!"

For Frosty, the Snowman, had to hurry on his way,

But he waved goodbye, saying' "Don't cry, I'll be back again some day."

 


Before you go out letterboxing, try creating your own snowman below.  Simply drag the pieces where you want them to be.  When you are done be sure to print!









   

  

    


You will find a piece of 'Frosty' on each of the trails at Earthplace.  Please be careful on the last two trails as they are not marked as well as the others.  I certainly hope it doesn't detract from your opinion of this wonderful preserve.  Enjoy!

Swamp
Loop
Trail

Follow the trail clockwise until you reach the third bridge.  You will find the first piece of 'Frosty' underneath the western end of the bridge.
Stamp in and re-hide carefully.
     

(follow the loop back to the trail map)
      

High
Woods
Trail

Follow the trail until you reach a bench.  Bear right and continue through two stone walls.  At the second wall turn left and walk 10 steps.
You will find the second piece of 'Frosty' in the stone wall.
Stamp in and re-hide carefully.
     

(Follow the green blazes through a clearing and
to a bench.  The green blazes go right while the
yellow go left.  Turn left on the yellow.)
    

Newman-
Woodward
Trail

Pass through 'arrow' posts.  Carefully follow the yellow trail markers.  After a short ways you will come to a 2 sister tree followed by a bench dedicated to 'Dewitt Wallace'.  Continue along the yellow for 42 steps.  You will find the third piece of 'Frosty' behind a hollowed
stump on the left.  Stamp in and re-hide carefully.
     

(Follow the yellow trail markers through two pair of 'arrow' posts.  You will come to a playground.  Turn left and follow around the side of Earthplace.)
      

Eloise
A.
Ray

Follow the trail down past 'arrow' posts on the left.  Soon after you will come to bridge.  (Remember this point as it is the start of the next trail)  After crossing the bridge stay straight following the green blazes.  When the trail meets up with a fence, pass through and stand at the edge of the road.  To your left is a stone wall covered in prickers.  Look under the stone at the end of the wall.  You will find the fourth piece of 'Frosty' hidden from view by a triangular rock.  Stamp in and re-hide carefully.
     
(Make your way back to the bridge and cross it.
Look to your left for blue blazes.  The blue blazes
mark the Wadsworth Trail.  Be careful to follow
the blazes as the trail is not completed.)
     
Wadsworth Trail

A short ways down the trail you will come to a bridge that is approximately eight feet long.  Standing at the far end of this bridge, look to the right.  You will find a medium sized boulder next to a tree.  You will find the fifth piece of 'Frosty' and the logbook hidden behind the boulder under a large rock.  Stamp in and re-hide carefully.
     

(Carefully make your way back to the bridge.  Follow the green blazes
up the Eloise A. Ray Trail.  After making it back to your car,
be sure to take a moment and visit the Nature Center
which houses many wonderful exhibits.)
     

     


When you have completed the "Frosty The Snowman" Letterbox at Earthplace: Nature Discovery Center, please email me about your letterboxing experience at Letterboxer2002@yahoo.com