Wakulla Springs jungle cruise boat tours by Wilbert Gavin




11/08/1980 - 11/09/1980


Audio recording



Item ID:

T81-7, T81-12

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General Note/Comment

  • Two reel to reels. Recordings of two jungle cruise tours conducted by Gavin. He discusses various animals, birds, and trees on the tour, history of the attraction, legends of the springs, and other natural features. Boat tours have been given at the springs on since the late 1800s. Many of the 1980s drivers were descendents of those early drivers, and provide some of the same folk tales. The springs was developed as a tourist attraction in the 1930s (and became a Florida state park in 1987.) Images of the drivers can be found in S 1577, v. 7.

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