A Cave, A Hole and Western Kentucky Museum

Lost River Cave is owned jointly by Western Kentucky University and Friends of Lost River, a non-profit organization that works towards preservation of the cave. Friends of the Lost River formed in 1990 in order to clean up and restore the cave and surrounding area, the Friends of the Lost River, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Through years of effort, the organization has managed to wipe away the traces of the abuse Lost River Cave suffered during its 30 years as a dump site.   This was taken from Wikipedia.

The guide was saying that people would back their trucks up and dump all kinds of things into the cave.  The water would sweep all the trash down into the cave.  They would pull out everything from mattresses, household appliances to everyday trash.

 

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When I asked a waitress what is out of the ordinary that I must see in Boiling Green.  She said that the world’s largest underpants are at the Western Kentucky University Museum.  When she that I knew I had to go.  What I found there was more than just underpants.  I wish we had more time to really see everything.  Maybe next time.

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Ralph is waiting on samples in the next picture.

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I imagined Daniel Boone would look like the guy on tv.  This picture is to stately for me.

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A couple of the quilts that were in the museum.

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Boiling Green Kentucky has some great hiking/biking trails going by the river.

One thought on “A Cave, A Hole and Western Kentucky Museum

  1. I really enjoy all your postings – makes me feel as though I’m right there with you seeing and learning about our country.

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