The Kentucky Caver Quarterly Proceedings of the
Bluegrass Grotto: the North Central Kentucky Area Chapter of the National Speleological Society
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 vol. 41. iss. 1, March 2006
archways and passageways (abounding in stalagmites and stalactites). These need only to be touched up by artisans, lighted with electricity and a convenient way of entering made to make it a popular resort in summer or in frigid weather, as the temperature is the same during the fours seasons. Many cities would give millions for such a cave. The capital required to develop a subterranean resort for entertainments of all acceptable kinds the year round would be insignificant compared to results.

The depth under the ground is not over sixty or seventy feet at its greatest, and much less in places where the rumbling of vehicles above can be distinctly heard below. There is talk of forming a company to make a miniature underground city and to lease spaces and privileges for giving entertainments and of holding conventions,, church meetings, picnics and other public gatherings.

Formations Adorn Cave Beneath Harrodsburg
Only a few people have been inside the cave that lies beneath Harrodsburg and surrounding territory, but those who have not visited the narrow, winding, subterranean passageway havenít missed too much, since it is uncharted and undeveloped, according to photographer Andrew Armstrong, who with Joe Gabhart, Scott Montgomery, and a youth whose name Armstrong did not learn, explored about thee-quarters of a mile of the cold, dark cave a few weeks ago. The above picture, showing stalactite formations (the icicle-like formation of carbonate of lime hanging from the caveís roof) is believed to be somewhere under Lloyd Layís farm, Armstrong said. The group entered the cave at an opening near Arnold Logueís residence on the Lexington Road. They carried a gasoline lantern through the dark cavern, but were almost plunged into total darkness when Gabhart stumbled and dropped 

the lantern into the stream of water that runs through the cave ñ only one of the burners was extinguished. Armstrong said the stream of water was about knee-deep and covered the entire floor of the cave. He said the roof of the part visited by his party was well above a manís head, and some of the ìroomsî were as large as a room in a small residence. Local persons have explored chambers of the cave at various times during past years.
(Harrodsburg Herold - Thursday June 6, 1952)
Thanks to Keith Hayden for submitting these.

More History (Gary O'Dell)
While doing some research in old newspaper archives, I came across the following story about what appears to be the well-known Daniel Boone Cave in the Kentucky River cliffs off US 27. Intriguing, but I will not vouch for it as entirely truthful!

Believed to Have Been Carved by Cave Dwellers - Cincinnati Party's Discovery

While exploring Boone's Cave in the cliffs of the Kentucky river, above High Bridge, a party of Cincinnati traveling men discovered the image of a mastodon carved in a solid mass of rock. They also discovered and are carrying home with them petrified
bones of human beings or animals that inhabited the cave thousands of years ago, and these will be turned over to the museums when they reach Cincinnati.

What they call the Chamber of needles was also entered, hanging from the roof and sides are thousands of sharp-pointed stones from one to three feet in

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