Sulphur Springs History-Water

 A postcard from the "Sulphur Springs: An Enduring Legacy" display shows visitors diving into the Sulphur Springs pool in the 1920's. (Courtesy Tampa Bay History Center)
Sulphur Springs History-Water

The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is opening its new home with a multi-media exhibition from one of the premier names in museums: the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibit’s focus on the importance of water reflects the Museum’s new location on the Hillsborough River. In addition to the Smithsonian piece, members of USF’s Anthropology Department have put together an exhibit looking at the history of the Sulphur Springs neighborhood. We have a preview of both collections on University Beat on WUSF TV.

More Information: 

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 E. River Cove Street
Tampa
Open from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday

Water/Ways runs through March 18.

WUSF News story on the museum and its exhibitions.

Original Broadcast Date: 
02/15/17

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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