Punta Gorda, Florida: Radioactive Fountain of Youth

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Address:
Taylor St., Punta Gorda, FL
Directions:
Downtown, near the river, on the east side of Taylor St. just north of its intersection with W. Marion Ave. Look for the three-foot-tall pedestal faced with green tiles, with a spigot on the side.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Radioactive Fountain of Youth

Resembles an old, forgotten outdoor drinking fountain, and it carries a warning sign about radiation levels from the EPA. If you want to stay young, you have to take some risks.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/18/2015]

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Radioactive Fountain of Youth.

Radioactive Fountain of Youth

It is in a redevelopment area surrounded by excellent restaurants. The spigot is worth visiting. Bring an empty bottle to fill.

[Barbara, 04/28/2018]

... and read the Department of Health warning about the water radiation levels.


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