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Weeki Wachee: City of Mermaids

Presented by Friends of Wakulla Springs State Park at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 18 2021
Weeki Wachee: City of Mermaids

A look at the fascinating history of Weeki Wachee Springs told through vintage photographs

FREE virtual presentation.  Join author and historian, Lu Vickers as she traces the colorful history of Weeki Wachee, Florida roadside attraction since its early start in 1947 – when local teens were hired to play the mermaid parts performing silent ballets – to the heyday when ABC built them a million-dollar theater; and its subsequent establishment as a Florida State Park.  Follow the park’s rise to prominence through stunning vintage photographs and Lu’s commentary to experience

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