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Historical Markers in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

 
Clickable Map of Edmonson County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Edmonson County, KY (20) Barren County, KY (40) Butler County, KY (13) Grayson County, KY (10) Hart County, KY (55) Warren County, KY (96)  EdmonsonCounty(20) Edmonson County (20)  BarrenCounty(40) Barren County (40)  ButlerCounty(13) Butler County (13)  GraysonCounty(10) Grayson County (10)  HartCounty(55) Hart County (55)  WarrenCounty(96) Warren County (96)
Mammoth Cave is in Edmonson County
    Edmonson County (20)
    Barren County (40)
    Butler County (13)
    Grayson County (10)
    Hart County (55)
    Warren County (96)
 
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1Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — Engine No. 4
The Mammoth Cave Railroad Company used four 04-2T-type “dummy” engines to pull cars along its branch line. Steam engines work by burning fuel to heat water to produce steam under high pressure. The pressurized steam is then . . . Map (db m79296) HM
2Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — Hearth and Home
Although the house is gone, the stone hearth remains – a silent reminder of the home that once stood here. It is not difficult to imagine a family enjoying the warmth of their fire as the steam engine of the Mammoth Cave Railroad rattled . . . Map (db m79294) HM
3Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — Locust Grove Cemetery
The Mammoth Cave Railroad didn’t wind through wilderness – once families, communities, and congregations called these hills home. An abandoned chimney, a foundation stone, or even a line of daffodils may mark an old homeplace. Among the most . . . Map (db m79292) HM
4Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — Mammoth Cave National ParkWorld Heritage Site
Through the collective recognition of the community of nations expressed within the principles of the convention concerning protection of the world cultural and natural heritage Mammoth Cave National Park has been designated a World Heritage . . . Map (db m154996) HM
5Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — Mammoth Cave Railroad Bike & Hike Trail
Long before the establishment of Mammoth Cave National Park, the town of Glasgow Junction, now Park City, cooperated with the private owners of Mammoth Cave and other caves in the area in sharing this region with travelers. They were connected by . . . Map (db m154965) HM
6Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — Stephen Tyng MatherJuly 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service, defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.Map (db m71150) HM
7Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — The Forest Returns
Along this stretch of the Mammoth Cave Railroad, passengers looking out their small passenger coach were greeted with views of open fields. Then, the route of the Mammoth Cave Railroad was not through the forest, but through rural farmland. For . . . Map (db m79298) HM
8Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — The Trestle and the Highway
Most of Mammoth Cave National Park’s landscape is an upland plateau dissected by deep, dry valleys. Here, Doyle Valley posed a significant challenge to the Mammoth Cave Railroad. In 1886 a trestle leveled the grade. Today the park roadway is . . . Map (db m79297) HM
9Kentucky (Edmonson County), Mammoth Cave — Union City: Cave Crossroads
Here along the Mammoth Cave Railroad and at the junction of two country roads, John Newton “Newt” France operated a country store in the 1920s. Here also starting in 1922 automobile travelers would have to make a choice. The main county . . . Map (db m79293) HM
 
Oct. 18, 2021