Spring 2015 Meeting

5June 5, 2015
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Cave Hotel, Rotunda Room

KCA Spring 2015 Program


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Mammoth cave entrance

“Natural Entrance to Mammoth Cave” by Carolus Brenner ca 1890s. Courtesy of The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY.


8:45 am Registration and pastries
9:00 am Welcome by Anne Ryckbost
9:15 am Assessment presentation by Maurini Strub (UofL)
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Lemons to Lemonade: A Lesson in Crisis Management by Wendell Strode (National Corvette Museum)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Membership Business Meeting
1:30 pm Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection presentation by Chad Owen (UofL)
2:15 pm Break
2:30 pm “No, I Don’t Work in the Cave”: Life as an Archivist at Mammoth Cave National Park by Amy Lundell (WKU)
3:15 pm Walk over to start cave tour
3:30 – 5:00 pm Mammoth Cave Tour



Mammoth Cave is easily reached via I-65. From I-65 take exit 53 for KY-70 toward Cave City. Turn right onto KY-70 W, also known as Mammoth Cave Road. Turn left onto Beaver Dam Chapel Road and proceed to the Mammoth Cave Hotel parking area. The Rotunda Room is in the Hotel lobby/visitor’s area.

See the Mammoth Cave Visitor Center on a map.



Some options for lodging nearby include:

Mammoth Cave Hotel
(270) 758-2225
Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

Rates start at $70/night plus tax for the Woodland Cottages (which do not have TV, heat, or air conditioning) to $104/night plus tax at the Sunset Terrace Rooms.

Mammoth Cave Campground
1 Mammoth Cave Parkway
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

Rates start at $20/night for individual camp sites.

Rock Cabin Camping
(270) 773-4740
5091 Mammoth Cave Road
Cave City, KY 42127

Rates start at $55/night plus tax.

Hotel SYNC
(270) 515-3813
518 Corvette Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Rates start at $129/night plus tax.

Super 8 Bowling Green
(270) 781-4900
110 Willamette Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Rates start at $84/night plus tax.