White Sulphur Spring was one of Florida’s original tourist attractions. Its sulphur waters, though foul smelling, were thought to heal all sorts of issues, from nervousness to kidney problems and rheumatism. By the late 1800s, more than a dozen luxury hotels and boarding houses had been constructed near the spring, and famous visitors are said to include President Teddy Roosevelt and Henry Ford. The current four-story springhouse was constructed in the early 1800s. While fire destroyed most of the neighboring hotels and the spring is no longer the tourist attraction it was, the springhouse still stands today as a historical reminder of times passed and is located just outside of Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.


Located on US 441 in White Springs, a few hundred feet southeast of the entrance to Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.