Janie Gould http://wqcs.org en Renowned artist James Hutchinson recalls years with Seminoles at Brighton reservation http://wqcs.org/post/renowned-artist-james-hutchinson-recalls-years-seminoles-brighton-reservation <p>Hutchinson says the Indians were "dirt poor" in the early 1960s when he and his wife, Joan,&nbsp;camped on the reservation,&nbsp;"and so were we!"&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:49:45 +0000 Janie Gould 26375 at http://wqcs.org Renowned artist James Hutchinson recalls years with Seminoles at Brighton reservation Long-time resident worked at seaplane school and Peerless Ice Cream http://wqcs.org/post/long-time-resident-worked-seaplane-school-and-peerless-ice-cream <p>They were postwar ventures in Fort Pierce. Builder O.C. "Pete" Peterson, now 94, shares some memories.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:08:13 +0000 Janie Gould 26064 at http://wqcs.org Vero archeological site a 'fertile crescent' ripe for exploration http://wqcs.org/post/vero-archeological-site-fertile-crescent-ripe-exploration <p>It's known as the Vero Man site, believed to&nbsp;contain bones and artifacts from the Ice Age. Susan Grandpierre heads a committee that's working for a full-scale excavation.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:42:08 +0000 Janie Gould 25766 at http://wqcs.org Hunting was necessity, not sport, for Fellsmere resident in the 1950s http://wqcs.org/post/hunting-was-necessity-not-sport-fellsmere-resident-1950s <p>He says rural Indian River County yielded deer, gators, otters, turtles and even wild mustard greens that grew along canal banks.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:30:13 +0000 Janie Gould 25154 at http://wqcs.org Hunting was necessity, not sport, for Fellsmere resident in the 1950s Truman's unscheduled stop in Vero Beach had interesting consequences http://wqcs.org/post/trumans-unscheduled-stop-vero-beach-had-interesting-consequences <p>William Crawford, author of a book about the Intracoastal Waterway, discusses what happened after the presidential yacht ran aground.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:27:37 +0000 Janie Gould 24636 at http://wqcs.org Truman's unscheduled stop in Vero Beach had interesting consequences 'Two-legged historic landmark' gives tours of The Breakers in Palm Beach http://wqcs.org/post/two-legged-historic-landmark-gives-tours-breakers-palm-beach <p>James Ponce, 93-year-old Florida native, was honored with that designation after giving hundreds of tours of the historic hostelry.&nbsp; Henry Flagler built the original Breakers.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:29:43 +0000 Janie Gould 24345 at http://wqcs.org 'Two-legged historic landmark' gives tours of The Breakers in Palm Beach Man who worked in Fellsmere's sugar mill left with no sweet memories http://wqcs.org/post/man-who-worked-fellsmeres-sugar-mill-left-no-sweet-memories <p>Even though it was decades ago, the ex-employee avoids eating sugar to this day.</p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 17:32:05 +0000 Janie Gould 24839 at http://wqcs.org Rebuilt Elliott Museum opening as culmination of 10-year project, $20 million capital campaign http://wqcs.org/post/rebuilt-elliott-museum-opening-culmination-10-year-project-20-million-capital-campaign <p>The new Elliott Museum showcases art, technology and history. It sits on the site of the original Elliott, dubbed the "pink lady," on Hutchinson Island in Stuart.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:05:12 +0000 Janie Gould 24079 at http://wqcs.org Rebuilt Elliott Museum opening as culmination of 10-year project, $20 million capital campaign Tinseltown on the Treasure Coast? Movie magnate had big plans for Hobe Sound http://wqcs.org/post/tinseltown-treasure-coast-movie-magnate-had-big-plans-hobe-sound <p>At the height of the great land boom, Hobe Sound&nbsp;was dubbed Picture City. Stuart lawyer and writer Rick Crary wrote about it in the March 2013 issue&nbsp;of&nbsp;&nbsp;Indian River magazine and talks about it here.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:32:36 +0000 Janie Gould 23774 at http://wqcs.org Tinseltown on the Treasure Coast? Movie magnate had big plans for Hobe Sound Goliath groupers were prized for their size http://wqcs.org/post/goliath-groupers-were-prized-their-size <p>A scientist studying the&nbsp;species says sportsmen liked to catch them -- the bigger the better -- but the&nbsp;meat often was ground up for fertilizer or cat food, and sometimes the carcasses were used to hide illegal drugs.</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:00:36 +0000 Janie Gould 23711 at http://wqcs.org Goliath groupers were prized for their size