Marengo, Crawford County in Crawford County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Marengo Cave National Landmark
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Local residents used their wagons to haul visitors to and from the train depot. As transportation changed from trains to automobiles, the business languished yet survived on word-of-mouth advertising. The cave was sold to Floyd Denton in 1955. Floyd had big plans for redevelopment but died in 1960 before he could realize many of his plans. The cave was sold to a group of avid cave explorers in 1973. Designated a National Natural Landmark in 1984, the cave business has steadily increased since 1973 to become Indiana's #1 natural attraction.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Natural Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 22.524′ N, 86° 20.379′ W. Marker is in Marengo, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Indiana 64, Marengo, IN 47140, Marengo IN 47140, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pivot Point (approx. 8.8 miles away); Indiana Initial Point Memorial (approx. 14.3 miles away); Orange County Civil War Memorial (approx. 14.3 miles away); Orange County Revolutionary War Honor Roll / (approx. 14.3 miles away); Orange County Courthouse (approx. 14.3 miles away); Orange County Honor Roll (approx. 14.3 miles away); First State Capital (approx. 15.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Indiana Cave Trail. (Submitted on December 3, 2013.)
2. Video - - Marengo Cave::. (Submitted on December 3, 2013.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2013, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2013, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.