By Whitney A. Snow

In 1952, Jacob �Jay� Gurley explored a Marshall County, Alabama, interest referred to as Bat Cave. surprised by means of its stalagmites and sheer enormity, he bought the positioning and started remodeling it into Cathedral Caverns, a outstanding vacationer appeal that at last turned a countrywide normal landmark in 1973 and a nation park in 2000. Had it no longer been for Gurley�s exertions and commitment, this cave, a geological treasure of foreign renown, may need remained a little-known gap within the floor. His efforts impacted neighborhood and kingdom tourism, economics, and politics. this can be the tale of 1 guy and his vision.

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