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Cover of: Cumberland Caverns by Larry E. Matthews

Cumberland Caverns
Second

Published by National Speleological Society, Greyhound Press in Huntsville, Ala, Cloverdale, Ind .
Written in English.

About the Book

This book is a complete history of the discovery, exploration, and commercial development of Cumberland Caverns. With nearly 28 miles of surveyed passages, this is one of the longest caves in Tennessee.

First Sentence

According to tradition, Higgenbotham Cave was discovered in 1810 by Aaron Higgenbotham, the first owner of the property on which the cave is located.

Table of Contents

1 Higgenbotham Cave 9
2 Henshaw Cave 11
3 Saltpeter Mining 15
4 Faint Hill 19
5 Shelah Waters 29
6 Thomas L. Bailey 35
7 The Monument Pillar 37
8 The Upper Level 45
9 Balls Pit 49
10 The Onyx Curtain 55
11 A Yankee From Indiana 63
12 Roy Davis--Stay Out! 67
13 The Meatgrinder 69
14 The Great Extension 71
15 Gypsum Road 77
16 Pitiful Pits 83
17 Cumberland Caverns 85
18 Flight to the South 95
19 Dishpan Alley 97
20 Dear Mr Davis 101
21 The Ghost in Cumberland Caverns 103
22 The Northwest Passage 105
23 The Tale of the Tape 111
24 The Discovery of 1976 123
25 Epilogue 127

Edition Notes

Appendices include a Chronology, a Guide to Place Names, and a Glossary. There is also an excellent Index

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 976.8/653
Library of Congress F443.W2 M38 1989

The Physical Object

Pagination 188 p. :
Number of pages 188
Dimensions 8.5 X 11

ID Numbers

Open Library OL2222790M
ISBN 10 0961509341
LC Control Number 89060793
OCLC/WorldCat 21562469
Goodreads 4517295

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