Luray Caverns

Luray Caverns (HM20D8)

Location: Luray, VA 22835 Page County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 39.844', W 78° 29.035'

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Andrew Campbell, feeling the cool air of newly found natural wonder Luray Caverns, is shown here very shortly after this "discovery of the century" was made. Photo was most likely taken by co-discoverer Benton Stebbins.
August 13th, 1878

Luray Caverns
Has been designated a
Natural Landmark
This site possesses exceptional value
as an illustration of the nation's natural
heritage and contributes to a better
understanding of man's environment
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

Luray Cavern
"In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree:
Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
Through caverns measureless to man
Down to a sunless sea."
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
c. 1798
HM NumberHM20D8
Placed ByNational Park Service United States Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 718914 N 4282502
Decimal Degrees38.66406667, -78.48391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 39.844', W 78° 29.035'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 39' 50.64" N, 78° 29' 2.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 Cave Hill Rd, Luray VA 22835, US
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