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Mammoth Cave by Lantern Light

3.5  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Paperback, 1st, 122 pages
Published August 2010 by Cave Books
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Joan Colby
Sep 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
Some interesting facts about the early days of the cave. 1. How expensive it was to tour the cave and how publicity made it de rigueur for foreign travelers . 2. How men and women donned cave costumes to explore the cave; the “long” tour taking 9 hours, the “short” tour taking 4 hours. 3. How the first guides for the cave were slaves, some of whom became well known. 4. How eventually the cave became one of the first national parks. The writing is rather pedestrian, but there are many interesting ...more
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