Cave Discovery

Local/Regional News
10:12 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Cave May Have Been Part Of Underground Railroad

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A cave that has held up construction of a coal ash landfill in Trimble County may have more significance than first thought - it might have been a stop on the Underground Railroad.

The Courier-Journal reports historian Alicestyne Turley, who was hired by LG&E to study markings found in the cave, said in a report that she thinks it served as a place for slaves to hide as they traveled North toward freedom.

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