Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Florida's Silver Spings

Here's a brochure from 1977 for Florida's Silver Springs...

Like Weeki Wachee,  Silver Springs was once owned by ABC Leisure Attractions -  a subsidiarity of the American Broadcasting Company.

Check out the fine print on this map if you don't believe it ...

Silver Springs is no longer owned by a private company, and is now a Florida State Park.

Numerous famous movies and television shows were filmed at Silver Springs. For example the 50's TV show Sea Hunt starring Lloyd Bridges.  Check out a young Larry Hagman in this episode titled "Legend of the Mermaid..."

And most impressive to me, one of the greatest movie monsters ever swam thru the crystal clear waters of Silver Springs the Creature from the Black Lagoon ...

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