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Born in secrecy, Kartchner Caverns State has 20th birthday

 

November 24, 2019



BENSON, Ariz. (AP) — Kartchner Caverns, the Arizona's state parks system's underground flagship attraction with formations that have been growing for thousands of years, is no longer a teenager.

Former state parks officials who helped develop it were among hundreds of visitors who attended a 20th anniversary celebration for the park on Nov. 16, the Herald-Review reported.

Those attending included Dick Ferdon, a retired park ranger who stood guard over the cave's entrance to keep intruders out during its early development.

Ferdon also helped Randy Tufts and Gary Tenen, who had discovered...



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