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Thursby House at Blue Spring
Blue Spring State Park, located in Orange City, Florida, is very popular with manatee watchers during when cold weather presents itself in Central Florida. In addition to being a winter home for manatees in this part of the state, visitors are able to tou ... Read more
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Blue Spring State Park and Manatees
Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida, is a winter haven for manatees.   Peruse the images below under Attachments and read the descriptions. Click on the first image to begin the slide show. To enlarge, right click on an image in ... Read more
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Wekiva (Wekiwa) Springs
Wekiwa Springs State Park formerly known as Clay Springs, is a natural spring located near Apopka, Florida. Peruse the images below under Attachments and read the descriptions. Click on the first image to begin the slide show. To enlarge, right ... Read more
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Vertebrates Identified in Wekiwa Springs
This 1986 brochure gives information about the vertebrate animals found in Wekiwa Springs State Park.     Peruse the images below under Attachments and read the descriptions. Click on the first image to begin the slide show. T ... Read more
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Wekiwa Springs Hiking and Horse Trails
Maps, plus rules and procedures of Wekiwa Springs hiking and horse trails. The horse trail information is from 1982 and the hiking trail information is from 1983.     Explore additional images below by clicking on ... Read more
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Informational Brochure of Wekiwa Springs
Informational brochure on Wekiwa Springs from 1980. Explore additional images below under Attachments. Click on the first image to begin the slide show. To enlarge an image in the slide show, right click on the image and select "Open in a new t ... Read more
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Blue Springs: A Bit of Inspiration for a British Poet
ABOVE IMAGE: Manatees at Blue Spring William Bartram, an American 18th-century naturalist and explorer, wrote a book titled Travels detailing the plants and landscape he encountered during his time exploring Florida in the 1770's.  Samuel Taylor Colerid ... Read more
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Natural Springs of Central Florida
Florida has more than 700 springs.  The majority of springs bubble up from the Florida Aquifer and are located north of I-4. However, the Orlando area has many beautiful springs that are rich in history.  These springs include Wekiva (Wekiwa) and Rock S ... Read more