Part two of the poem’s meaning and treasure’s location

The place to “begin it” is not far from the northeast gate of YNP.  Capt. Kidd hung out on Gardener Island but if he were in Gardener he could go into YNP any day of the year.  Those who have read Fenn’s book will know about his “Captain Kidd” dream.  Silver Gate is near Warm Springs and close to Soda Butte.  The sign at Soda Butte describes how Soda Butte was once prolific but now has all but stopped– “Where warm waters halt.”  On the first page I pointed out that each clue has three references.  Here are the three for the starting point:  Mammoth Hot Springs, Warm Springs and Soda Butte.  Soda Butte is “far but too far to walk ” from the home of Brown (the Lamar Ranger Station.)  Next time I will reveal the “blaze.”

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