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Sulphur Springs Summer 2009 Part 3

Spring Hill M.B. Church was organized in 1915 by Rev. H.M. Dillard and built in 1942 by Rev. C.H. Gardner.  The cornerstone was laid by St. John Lodge Number 30 in 1985.  The church just celebrated its 95th anniversary. This property, located at 704 East Humphrey Street, is currently owned by Ambassadors of Christ, Inc.  The church’s […]

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Sulphur Springs Summer 2009 Part 2

As we continued on our walking tour of Sulphur Springs, Norma pointed out the tablet for what used to be the Van Dyke Bridge over the Hillsborough River from 1891 to 1961.  The tablet is located near the Harbor Club.

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Sulphur Springs Summer 2009 Part 1

My first introduction to Sulphur Springs and Spring Hill was when I signed up to volunteer for the USF Heritage Research Lab in the Summer of 2009.   I began working with other student volunteers in Sulphur Springs and was introduced to the Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center and two of its founders Norma […]

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Sulphur Springs Project Introduction

The Sulphur Springs Heritage project is part of an ongoing commitment by the University of South Florida designed to address the rising interest in, and need for, heritage management by communities, civic organizations, and other groups focused on preserving the past as a key cultural resource.  My name is Margaret Allsopp and I work with […]

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