Sulphur Springs History-Water

Water/Ways, a Smithsonian Institution curated exhibit, will be on display at the The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center through March 18. (courtesy Smithsonian Institution)
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 89.7.

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Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 E. River Cove Street
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.
WUSF Radio UBeat report.

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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 from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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