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Mammoth Cave... new discoveries...



Item # 561938

July 27, 1844

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., July 27, 1844

* Mammoth Cave in Kentucky
* Pre Civil War era

A page 3 report about the "Mammoth Cave" says: "Twenty-six large avenues and a third river, larger than those previously known, have recently been discovered in the Mammoth Cave. A sulphur spring of an excellent quality of water has also been found some miles within the cave..." plus mention that boats have been built so visitors can take excursions, & that additions have made to the hotel.

Other news of the day throughout with ads. 4 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War