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Fingals Cave Sketch,ca. 1840

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Title

Fingals Cave Sketch

Date

ca. 1840

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Fingals Cave Sketch, ca. 1840, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

Compass and pace survey. Description records the surveyor's steps in various directions of a cave near Green River, Kentucky. Fingals Cave and White Cave are mentioned by name. Writer recorded exploring the main cave, the Big Bat Room, Black Chambers, and Haunted Chambers, and lists other sites inside the cave. Fingals Cave is part of the Mammoth Cave system.

Subjects

  • Caves -- Kentucky -- History -- Sources
  • Caves -- Kentucky -- Pictorial works

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