Florida's famed health spa - Warm Mineral Springs, "The real Fountain of Youth" near Venice.

Florida's famed health spa - Warm Mineral Springs, "The real Fountain of Youth" near Venice.


Image Number

  • PC11890

Year

  • 1956

Publication Info

  • Saint Petersburg, Fla. : J. Foldes, 1956.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Said to be the Fountain of Youth sought by Ponce de Leon. Famous for relief from arthritis, rheumatism and allied ailments. Healing mineral waters gush from over 2,900 ft. depth. Constant 87[degrees] temperature, ideal for year around bathing enjoyment. Beautiful homesites for healthy, happy living."
  • Note number at bottom: CG.17.
  • Warm Mineral Springs, called the original Fountain of Youth sought by Ponce de Leon, is the warmest of Florida's springs. It's year-round temperature is 87 degrees and the water flows at a rate of 17,000 gallons every three minutes. The attraction functioned as a spa and afterwards served as an important geological and archaeological site. It was later added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on November 28, 1977.

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Physical Description

  • 1 postcard - col. - 14 x 9 cm.

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Florida's famed health spa - Warm Mineral Springs, "The real Fountain of Youth" near Venice. 1956. Color postcard, 14 x 9 cm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/268312>, accessed 26 March 2019.

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Florida's famed health spa - Warm Mineral Springs, "The real Fountain of Youth" near Venice. 1956. Color postcard. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 Mar. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/268312>.

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