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The historical marker | by Anita Dalton
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The historical marker

According to the Historical Marker on the site, an etymologist called Ferdinand Lueders discovered the hole, presumably in the course of searching out insects, but it was not until the Civil War that the deep cave gained it’s ghostly and ghastly reputation. The cave is quite deep, probably around 155 feet down, and is now capped to prevent accidents and, one suspects, potential vandalism.

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Uploaded on March 19, 2010