World Sponge Month = Trip to Tarpon Springs by FloridaFunTravel

Link to article: https://floridafuntravel.com/our-travels/world-sponge-month-trip-to-tarpon-springs/   According to our crack research team, June is World Sponge Month. And you cannot think of sponges without thinking of Tarpon Springs. In fact, did you know that Tarpon Springs is the “Sponge Capital of the World”? We suggest a road trip is in order. The Epicenter of Spongedom Harvesting…

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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…