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The Driskell-Owens-Pickard Family Film Collection - Bicentennial Parade and Amusement Parks (1975-6)
Kelli L. Pickard
Silent |
 
1975 |
 Color 
| N/A
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  • Highlights
     Bicentennial parade in Longview
    Jackson, Mississippi
    Crossing the border into Florida
    Weeki Wachee Springs, a natural tourist attraction featuring underwater performances by "mermaids"
    Reconstruction of the Royal Navy sailing ship HMS Bounty, docked in St. Petersburg. The ship sank during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
    Busch Gardens Tampa
    Walt Disney World in Orlando
    Cypress Gardens botanical garden and theme park in Winter Haven. The park became known as the "Water Ski Capital of the World" because over 50 world records were broken there. Cypress Gardens closed in 2009, after which it was purchased and turned into Legoland Florida. 
    Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery
    Vicksburg National Military Park in Mississippi
    Christmas 1975
    Heavy snow
    Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington
    Musical performance by the 5th Dimension