A Brief History of Safety Harbor, Florida by Warren Firschein,Laura Kepner

By Warren Firschein,Laura Kepner

in accordance with legend, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto arrived at the shorelines of protection Harbor in 1539 believing that he had found the fabled Fountain of teenage. for hundreds of years, the area's normal mineral springs had hosted the Tocobaga humans and could later allure early pioneers to west-central Florida. The common mineral springs drew viewers to wash of their restorative waters, and within the 20th century, they have been ultimately remodeled into the world-famous safeguard Harbor hotel and Spa, loved by way of filthy rich socialites athletes for many years. at the present time, town is better identified for its abundance of fairs and the gathering of artists, writers, poets and musicians who name it their home--an oasis of calm inside of bustling Pinellas County. subscribe to authors Warren Firschein and Laura Kepner as they aspect the colourful historical past of scenic defense Harbor.

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