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History of the Burning Spring, Anastasia Island, one of the wonders of the world.

History of the Burning Spring, Anastasia Island, one of the wonders of the world.

Published Date

  • ca. 1899

Geographic Term

  • Anastasia Island, St. Augustine.

Description

  • ''The waters of this Wonderful Spring contains iron, magnesia, sulphurated hydrogen, sodium and other minerals and qualities of a medicinal nature, as well as the peculiar quality of being inflammable, as it will ignite and burn like alcohol by simply touching a lighted match or taper to the water. ... Situated at South Beach, Anastasia Island, St. Augustine, Fla.''