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Entrance to the Cave of the Mounds | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Entrance to the Cave of the Mounds

Entrance to the Cave of the Mounds | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Colorized postcard of the entrance to the Cave of the Mounds. A curved sign sits on two square stone pillars. The sign reads "Welcome, Cave of the Mounds, Drive In." Three blue and white tour buses are visible through the arch as well as cars. Text on the back reads: "Parking area-for one thousand cars, Cave of the Mounds, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. 25 miles west of Madison, Wis. on Highway 18-151."
DESCRIPTION
Colorized postcard of the entrance to the Cave of the Mounds. A curved sign sits on two square stone pillars. The sign reads "Welcome, Cave of the Mounds, Drive In." Three blue and white tour buses are visible through the arch as well as cars. Text on the back reads: "Parking area-for one thousand cars, Cave of the Mounds, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. 25 miles west of Madison, Wis. on Highway 18-151."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:82412
Creation Date: 1947
Creator Name:Curt Teich & Co., Chicago
City:Blue Mounds, Town of
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin postcard collection, circa 1860s?-circa 1990s
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2744
Original Dimensions:3.4375 x 5.4375 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Cave of the Mounds, in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, is a National Landmark and is known as one of the most beautiful caves in the Midwest. Visitors can tour the caves and view stalactites, stalagmites, columns and other cave formations.
SUBJECTS
Columns
Trees
Caves
Formations (Geology)
Attractions
Tourism
Signs and signboards
Automobiles
Buses
Parking facilities
Roads
Sky

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