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Big Springs Cave in Princeton

Downtown Princeton, Kentucky is home to a small park featuring a beautiful cave with spring waters coming out of the ground.  The downtown area is situated on top of the cave and the spring, known as Big Springs Cave.

Before Princeton came into existence, the first community was known as Eddy Grove.  The name came from the spring’s swirling waters, or “eddies”, which is the source of today’s Eddy Creek.

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Dunbar Cave State Park

When you consider all of today’s technology and with man exploring virtually every part of the world, it’s a surprise when something ancient is discovered for the first time.

An example of such a place exists right in our backyard.  Dunbar Cave, which is inside the Dunbar Cave State Park in Clarksville, Tenn., got quite a bit of attention on January 12, 2005 when researchers discovered Native American pictographs and petroglyphs inside the cave.

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