Saltpeter Cave

Also known as: 15CR99, Swingle's Cave
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill, Kentucky

Photo 

Carter Caves Saltpeter Cave

By C. Bedford Crenshaw, Attribution, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44112387

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 24, 2001
Reference number
01000743
Areas of significance
Archeology - Non-Aboriginal; Military; Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; D - Information Potential
Property type
Site
Historic functions
Extractive facility; Outdoor recreation
Current functions
Outdoor recreation; Park
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1815; 1869; 1946
Number of properties
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2018: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

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