Bring Back Sponges From Tarpon Springs From United States

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Average price: Less than 10;


Tarpon Sponge Company A thriving sponge diving industry in the early 1900s built Tarpon Springs’ Greek community. Today, the city north of Tampa has the highest percentage of Greek Americans in the United States. The historic, working sponge docks downtown, surrounded by Greek restaurants and bakeries, are still a major draw. Pick out your own locally-harvested loofah and natural sea sponges at one of the many shops, including the family-owned Tarpon Sponge Company, 735 Dodecanese Blvd., Suite 57.

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