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Weekie Wachee: City of Mermaids

February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Weeki Wachee: City of Mermaids

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.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm -
February 18, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

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Presenter Information:
Lu Vickers, Author/Historian
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
Virtual/Online
Event Registration Link:
Click here to register

Event Contact:

Renee Murray
Phone:
(850) 524-1955
Email:
rrmurray@admin.fsu.edu

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