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From a plaque next to the kilns:

Under tremendous heat, rock-hard limestone was transformed into powdery-fine lime in the lime kilns that you see. Limestone, first quarried and later mixed, was brought from vast deposits on Lincoln Hill, which rises behind the kilns. Though lime kilns have been found in the Gorge since medieval [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on May 1st 2012