Southern Indiana Living

JUL-AUG 2017

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July/August 2017 • 19 The Clifton Center bunkhouse, adjacent to the cave park, sleeps 44, has a private shelter house and ample grounds for games and cookouts and is named for the guide who served the cave for 50 years. Merchant Edna Beaver believes Marengo is a good place to live in spite of its changes and challenges. "People are friendly and look after each other," she said. "There is a good community feel." • A two-day festival is planned for Labor Day weekend (Saturday and Sunday) in Marengo with contests, food vendors, kiddie rides, bands and other entertainment, a parade and fireworks. Marengo Cave Marengo Cave has long been a favorite destination in Southern Indiana. Discov- ered by school children in 1883, it includes over 5 miles of known passageway. (top, left to right) Spencer Ankley of Geneva, IL; Erika Davis of Vernon Hills, IL, Katie Anders and Jon Turner of Cincinnati, and Cave guide Zack Sorensen of Milltown. (bot- tom, right) one of the many rooms seen on the Crystal Palace Tour; (boĴom, right) A cabin available to rent at the Marengo Cave Camp- grounds.

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