In the early twentieth century, groups of students from the Western Kentucky State Normal School (now Western Kentucky University) observed an annual tradition by embarking on field trips to Mammoth Cave. They fondly remembered their experiences hiking, camping, and touring the great natural wonder.
Niedermeier, Lynn E.. (2007). The Mammoth Cave Party. Echo.
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