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Thai Cave rescue reminder of Chris Bennett story on Floyd Collins
The recent rescue of the Thai Soccer team which gripped the attention of the world brings to mind the Floyd Collins story about the Adair County's History Investigative Team: The Intrepid Trio + One? - Chris Bennett, Mark Hale, and Professor A.W. Reed and well known party who remains unnamed, visited the site of the Floyd Collins tragedy, Sand Cave, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY. The following contains their own story and their findings. Adair County History Investigative Team's 2011 research into the tragedy published on ColumbiaMagazine.com seven years ago, September 3, 2011 chronicled by Chris Bennett.
Chris Bennett Travel/History Floyd Collins Research
By Chris Bennett
September 3, 2011. Sand Cave, Mammoth Cave National park, Kentucky. Photo left, by Chris Collins
Although the sign said "Do not touch!" local anarchist and sometimes Columbia Magazine commentator Mark Hale did the unthinkable. Encouraged by the photographer (fellow antagonist, anarchist and pretend historian Chris Bennett) Mr. Hale did in-fact try to enter Sand Cave. It is clear to the author, this duo has an outright disrespect for written government rules. Sand Cave is the site of the "Floyd Collins tragedy of 1925." Looking on the violation with discourse, "caveologist" Professor A. W. Reed, condemned the violation, but did not stop it.
Wishing to remain unnamed, the premiere Floyd Collins Historian of Adair County was also present, he wanted to go into Sand Cave also.
Here's the link to the complete story, which is documented with six photos:Chris Bennett Travel/History Floyd Collins Research
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