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In 1920*

It was still necessary to descend by rope in 1901 (“We placed the neck-yoke of our wagon across the top and by a rope slid to the bottom of the cave”)¹ but sometime later a ladder was built and it became a regular destination for school field trips, Boy Scouts, fraternal order inductions and special occasions such as a 50th wedding anniversary.²

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* 1920 photo 3768 from the Idaho State Historical Society: idahohistory.cdmhost.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/p16281...

¹ Idaho Statesman, “High School Scholars Visit the Kuna Cave” (January 13, 1901)

² Idaho Statesman, “Meridian Pair Round Golden Wedding Cycle” (May 15, 1917)

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Taken on February 24, 2014