View showing old mill and entrance to the Fountain of Youth attraction in Saint Augustine, Florida.

View showing old mill and entrance to the Fountain of Youth attraction in Saint Augustine, Florida.


Image Number

  • DG00253

Year

  • 1945

Date Note

  • Photographed in December 1945.

Series Title

General Note

  • The spring is said to have been visited in 1513 by Ponce de Leon. It is believed to have been enclosed in 1565 when the first permanent settlement in the United States was established at Saint Augustine, Florida.
  • Property purchased by Dr. Luella Day McConnell in 1901 who began to charge an admission price to drink from the waters of the free flowing spring found on the estate.

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  • 1 digital image - b&w

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View showing old mill and entrance to the Fountain of Youth attraction in Saint Augustine, Florida.
View showing old mill and entrance to the Fountain of Youth attraction in Saint Augustine, Florida.

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Chicago Manual of Style

View showing old mill and entrance to the Fountain of Youth attraction in Saint Augustine, Florida. 1945. Black & white digital image, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/96248>, accessed 21 March 2019.

MLA

View showing old mill and entrance to the Fountain of Youth attraction in Saint Augustine, Florida. 1945. Black & white digital image. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 21 Mar. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/96248>.

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