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You're Invited - Berome Moore Cave Dedication
Missouri Caves and Karst Conservancy
June 3,  2011
Dedication Ceremony and Open House

Lloyd and Ethel Hoff Underground Nature Preserve (a/k/a Berome Moore Cave)
Perryville, Missouri
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 12 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the official dedication ceremony and open house for the Lloyd and Ethel Hoff Underground Nature Preserve (a/k/a Berome Moore Cave). The event will include:
  • Brief speeches
  • Barbecue luncheon
  • Presentations, exhibits, information booths provided by MDC, MSS, SPG, CAIRN, MCKC and others.
  • The cave will be open for short trips to base camp and/or to the adjacent Cat Track Passage. Helmets and lights will be available for guests without caving equipment.
  • Permits will be available for longer trips within the cave on Sunday July 10, 2011.
RSVP by June 17, 2011. Please call Jim Sherrell at 618-344-4323 or send an email to:

Notes: To ensure that there is adequate seating, please bring a lawn chair.

Camping will be available on property near the cave on July 8 and 9, 2011. There will be Port-a-Johns available, but no formal campsites or other facilities, so come prepared. Campgrounds are also available in Perryville and vicinity.

Map & Directions: From Perryville, go to the junction of Missouri Highways 51 and 61, go north on Hwy 61 approximately 1.5 miles to County Road V. Take a right on Hwy V. Go about one mile to County Road 906, on left. Go approximately one a mile on County Road 906 to the third house on right. Pull in the driveway. You will see signs to direct you to parking and camping.

GPS settings: Latitude 37-46-26 Longitude 89-53-04

We look forward to seeing you and showing you our new cave property!

MCKC & MMV Board of Directors

Middle Mississippi Valley Grotto

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