Unformatted text preview: light and a rope to climb down into the cavern. This is when Howe Caverns was dicovered. Several years after Lester Howe discovered the cavern he sarted up a little buisness giving tour of the cavern. His tours would last 8 hours and you were giving lunch as part of the tour. These tours ended in 1900 when a cement co. bought the land of cavern for its rich grade of limestone for making cement. The cavern didn"t reopen to the public untill 1932, when walkways and lighting systems were put in. w...
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- Fall '08