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Open House at Great Saltpetre Cave

May 16 - 17, 2020 10:00 AM
237 Saltpetre Cave Road (9.1 miles on 1004 from the Shell Station on 25)
Mt Vernon, Kentucky 40456,

Guided tours of Great Saltpetre Cave, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, an important source of saltpetre for the production of gunpowder during the War of 1812.
Visitors can enjoy free soup beans and corn bread, or visit the food concession stand operated by the Livingston Fire Department. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the open fields and wooded hiking trails.
Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve is owned by Rockcastle Karst Conservancy.
Admission is free, but donations are gladly accepted.

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Open House at Great Saltpetre Cave

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May 16th @ 10:00 AM
May 17th @ 4:00 PM
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Neena Jud
(606) 256-2991
Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve
237 Saltpetre Cave Road (9.1 miles on 1004 from the Shell Station on 25)
Mt Vernon, Kentucky 40456,
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