Crystal Cave District

Also known as: Includes structures T-73,T-74 and site E-13
Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Maintained but un-staffed. Cave closed to the public. Entry by permit only.

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Crystal Cave District

Photo taken by Mike Page

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Description 

The access road to the site is closed to vehicles and is enforced by locked bar-gate. Entry is on foot only and is permitted, though not encouraged. From the gate to the site is approximately 1.2 miles. Crystal Cave is closed to the public, and like all other non-display and closed caves in the park, can only be entered under special permit.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1991
Reference number
91000500
Area of significance
Entertainment/Recreation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
District
Current function
Camp
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
1917
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 2
Contributing sites: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 2
Non-contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2011: Updated by Mike Page: Access information
  • October 25, 2011: New photos from Mike Page

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