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In the 1880s and 1890s, the first local sponge businesses were founded, and as the sponging industry grew, so did the City. Built around the sponging industry, tarpon Springs was once known as the “Venice of the South” and has long touted the moniker “The Sponge Capital of the World.” Tarpon Springs was the very…