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Weekie Wachee: City of Mermaids
February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The fascinating history of Weeki Wachee Springs told through vintage photographs of the mermaids from their earliest days performing silent ballets to the heyday when ABC built them a million-dollar theater. When Newt Perry sank a theater into the edge of the spring in 1947, he had no idea his mermaids would become world-famous Florida icons.
This event is funded through a Florida Humanities Florida Talks Grant, in partnership with the Friends of the Wakulla Springs State Park.
February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm -
February 18, 2021 @ 8:00 pm