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Travel Back to the 1950s

Written by graememcqueen on 26 Feb, 2009

Situated 45 minutes North of Tampa and 2 hours West of OrlandoThe attraction was created in the 1940s by an ex-navy SEAL Newton Perry. He built his 18 seat "underwater theater" and employed attractive young women to perform as mermaids. He had developed a way…Read More


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