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State Archives of Florida
Aerial view overlooking the Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park.
Series/Collection number: S 1047, Publicity photographs, 1940-1996 ; Box 2, FF29
The Weeki Wachee Springs attraction was created in 1947 by an ex-Navy frogman named Newton Perry. The water slide attraction Buccaneer Bay opened in 1982. Weeki Wachee Springs became a state park on November 8, 2008.
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Sloben, Marv. Aerial view overlooking the Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park. 1982 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/94126>, accessed 23 September 2021.
Sloben, Marv. Aerial view overlooking the Weeki Wachee Springs amusement park. 1982 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/94126>.
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(State Archives of Florida/Sloben)