Near Mammoth Cave in Edmonson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Union City: Cave Crossroads
Newt France benefited from the travel no matter what the traveler’s choice. The store served the surrounding rural community until the establishment of the National Park. Today the two cave entrances, both in fact part of the same massive cave system, can be toured on two different ranger-led tours.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
Location. 37° 8.25′ N, 86° 4.314′ W. Marker is near Mammoth Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mammoth Cave KY 42259, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hearth and Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Locust Grove Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); The Forest Returns (approx. 1.3 miles away); Diamond Caverns (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Diamond Caverns (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mammoth Cave Railroad Bike & Hike Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sand Cave (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Trestle and the Highway (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mammoth Cave.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Mammoth Cave Railroad (1886-1931)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 1, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.