Early view of Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park.

Early view of Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/67631
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Early view of Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park.

Image Number

  • C007961

Year

  • 1947

Date Note

  • Photographed on November 2, 1947.

Series Title

General Note

  • Weeki Wachee Springs became a state park on November 8, 2008.
  • Accompanying note: "General scene at Florida's newest attraction."
  • The original theater was built in 1947, was submerged six feet below the surface and held 18 people. The first underwater show was on October 13, 1947. It was later modified in the 1950's to hold a few more visitors. The theater was finally torn down in 1959.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 043020.

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Early view of Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park.
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