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Welcome to White Springs

Florida's first tourist attraction, located on the banks of the Suwannee River in Hamilton County, Florida…take a step back in time

 

Many people are attracted to the White Springs community because of the historic Suwannee River which flows right through the Town. The river promises much excitement and entertainment for White Springs as well as the surrounding counties.

 

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Events...

  • 3rd Saturday of each month
    Monthly Swap Meet

    Our swap meet is held on or around the third Saturday of each month. There are no set-up charges or admission fees. Read more

  • April 3-4-5
    Annual Antique Tractor & Eng
    ine Show

    Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display. Demonstrating the craftsmanship and durability of American farm machinery, the show’s participants will operate working equipment and compete in tractor races. Visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of wheat threshing, shingle milling, corn grinding and unusual engines for everyday purposes. Exhibits will include collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vintage pedal tractors, antique cars and farm equipment.

    Tel: 386.397.2733
  • May 23-25
    Florida Folk Festival

    A three-day celebration of folk songs, music, dances, legends, crafts and other forms of traditional expression which reflect the folklife of Florida. Co-sponsored by the Department of State.
    Advance tickets call 1.877.635.3655


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History of the
Town of White Springs

 

White Sulphur Spring has drawn people to the bend in the Suwannee River that is the site of the Town of White Springs for centuries. Artifacts from Paleo-Indians and Timucuans are commonly found there, with shell middens and burial mounds close by.

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White Springs is home of two authors:


Sudye Cauthen
Southern Comforts
cauthen4196@earthlink.net


Tracy Woodard
The Documented History of White Springs Florida
tracy.woodard@gmail.com



 

Canoe tripsAmerican Canoe Adventures

    The Suwannee River flows through areas of pristine river marshlands, bordered by low bluffs, wide sandy banks and ancient woodlands.

Ahmoglee ParkAhmoglee Park

Ahmoglee Okalee Park "My Home Town' In the Seminole Indian Language. Each of three pavilions has its own name as tribute to the native American Indian tribes who originally settled in White Springs; the Timucuan, the Apalachee and the Calusa.

Fuel BankPeople Helping People

White Springs Fuel Bank
A unique way to reduce citizens' heating costs. Volunteers during the cold months: cut, split and deliver wood to those needing assistance with their energy bills.

big shoals parkBig Shoals State Park

Big Shoals State Park features the largest whitewater rapids in Florida.