Sports Illustrated Magazine 1963

This is an article from the October 21, 1963 issue of Sports Illustrated. The article is Babes in a Swampland, written by William B. Furlong. The photographer(s) are uncredited but it’s likely they came from Cypress Gardens’ own press department.

It tells the story of Dick Pope, owner of Cypress Gardens, and how he developed the attraction and promoted it along with Florida tourism in general.