Huge Cave Beneath Heart of City

Huge Cave Beneath Heart of City But Carthage Folks Are Not Much Worried, Since No Serious Sinking of the Surface Ever Has Been Reported. 1961 Carthage, MO, June 17- Few residents of Carthage realize that the heart of their city is built over a labyrinth of hollow...

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The 1872 expedition was halted at the shore of a dark and silent underground lake filled with water “sweet to the taste.” The size of the body of water could not be determined since vision was limited to the span of torchlight and “stones thrown by the strongest arm...

Carthage Caves

Joplin Globe Carthage Caves Spelunkers share tales of underground labyrinth By: Jo Ellis First of three stories CARTHAGE, MO – Is there a labyrinth of caves under downtown Carthage? Do Carthaginians walk daily over a rushing underground river? And does a “large,...