Nancy Tribble (later Benda) at De Leon Springs on New Year's Day.

Nancy Tribble (later Benda) at De Leon Springs on New Year's Day.


Image Number

  • DG02487

Year

  • 1947

Date Note

  • Photographed on January 1, 1947.

Series Title

General Note

  • De Leon Springs, in Volusia County, was first developed in 1925 with a hotel and restaurant, the Ponce de Leon Springs Inn. In 1953, it was expanded into a tourist attraction with boat tours, gardens, and a water circus. It was later purchased by the State of Florida to become the De Leon Springs State Park in 1982.

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    Biography Note

  • As a teenager Nancy was one of the first mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs, a job which earned her a trip to Hollywood to double for Ann Blythe in swimming parts for the 1948 movie "Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid".

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  • 1 digital image - b&w

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Nancy Tribble (later Benda) at De Leon Springs on New Year's Day.
Nancy Tribble (later Benda) at De Leon Springs on New Year's Day.

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Nancy Tribble (later Benda) at De Leon Springs on New Year's Day. 1947. Black & white digital image, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/325474>, accessed 16 February 2019.

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Nancy Tribble (later Benda) at De Leon Springs on New Year's Day. 1947. Black & white digital image. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 Feb. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/325474>.

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