Fry's Spring Beach Club

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The Fry's Spring Beach Club is a historic swim and tennis facility located in Charlottesville's Fry's Spring neighborhood.


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History

In the 1920's, the club was frequently visited by entertainers such as the Human Cork, Norris F. Kellam, who was known to eat, smoke, drink, and juggle on the water. [1]


Documentary video

Brian Wimer of Amoeba Films shot a short documentary on the history of the club.


References

  1. Web. Champion Floater of the World Here, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, August 8, 1922, retrieved August 7, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. August 8, 1922 page 1.

External links

Official site