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Debunking a Myth – The Truth About Bell’s Tavern

I was recently drawn into a discussion about the history of Mammoth Cave and the surrounding area, and stumbled upon a mess of half-truths and urban legends that are truly irreverent to the real history that is being smothered and … Continue reading

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The Drums Get Louder – Never Sink and other places

There are many caves scattered across this region, and in a few of them saltpetre was mined in the years 1813-15. The most well-known and productive of these was owned by Alexander Spottswood, grandson of one of the colonial governors … Continue reading

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