mermaid statue

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The Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

Mermaid Location

6131 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL 34606
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The Spring

This statue represents the history and memories of Weeki Wachee Springs through the years. Each scene on the rock is a direct representation of real events and photographs taken at the spring over the last 75 years.

About the Artist:

Lydia Singer

Brooksville artist, Lydia Singer, originally from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, has been drawing and painting from a young age. Her father, who was also her middle school art teacher, taught and inspired her love of painting subjects from nature in their realistic forms. She challenges herself with each new project, in effort to bring to life her works of art to the best of her ability.

She graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Studio Arts. As much as she loves drawing and sculpting as a hobby, she much prefers picking up a paint brush along with her acrylic and oil paints.

Lydia’s move to Florida in 2018 brought many adventures, one of them in becoming a Weeki Wachee Mermaid. Her love for the water and marine life inspires her artwork today, as she continues to focus on bettering her skills.