Hutchinson says the Indians were "dirt poor" in the early 1960s when he and his wife, Joan, camped on the reservation, "and so were we!"
They were postwar ventures in Fort Pierce. Builder O.C. "Pete" Peterson, now 94, shares some memories.
It's known as the Vero Man site, believed to contain bones and artifacts from the Ice Age. Susan Grandpierre heads a committee that's working for a full-scale excavation.
He says rural Indian River County yielded deer, gators, otters, turtles and even wild mustard greens that grew along canal banks.
William Crawford, author of a book about the Intracoastal Waterway, discusses what happened after the presidential yacht ran aground.
James Ponce, 93-year-old Florida native, was honored with that designation after giving hundreds of tours of the historic hostelry. Henry Flagler built the original Breakers.
Even though it was decades ago, the ex-employee avoids eating sugar to this day.
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.
At the height of the great land boom, Hobe Sound was dubbed Picture City. Stuart lawyer and writer Rick Crary wrote about it in the March 2013 issue of Indian River magazine and talks about it here.
A scientist studying the species says sportsmen liked to catch them -- the bigger the better -- but the meat often was ground up for fertilizer or cat food, and sometimes the carcasses were used to hide illegal drugs.