Gainesville in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Boulware Springs Water Works Building
The Boulware Springs Water Works Building is located directly adjacent to the brick reservoir for the springs, on a site of gently rolling to steep topography at the northern edge of Paynes Prairie.
Boulware Springs, free-flowing and gravity-fed, was at one time estimated to contribute 300,000 gallons per day to Boulware Run, which flows south to Paynes Prairie and thence to the Florida aquifier.
Location. 29° 37.257′ N, 82° 18.43′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Southeast 15th Street and Southeast 32nd Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located inside the Boulware Springs Park near the historic building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3400 Southeast 15th Street, Gainesville FL 32641, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gainesville’s Only Artesian Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesse Johnson Finley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Matheson House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Serenola Plantation Spanish Cattle Ranching (approx. 2.4 miles away); Alachula County Courthouse (approx. 2.4 miles away); East Florida Seminary (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
Also see . . . Boulware Springs Water Works. The spring was the source of city water until 1913 and was important in the city's growth. (Submitted on December 5, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 4, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.