Dick Wells organized Indian River Community College's nationally acclaimed swim program in the 1970s. Earlier, he swam in horror flicks filmed at Wakulla Springs.
The poet and her husband were enchanted by the community's canopy roads. Their home is now on the grounds of the Environmental Learning Center.
Ed Register was a young boy when he saw the bodies on a sidewalk in front of Fee Mortuary in Fort Pierce.
That was before World War II. Frank Pearce became a highly decorated veteran of the war and later was an optometrist in Coral Gables. He retired to Vero Beach.
A woman who worked there, and a man who remembers frog-gigging, share stories.
The highway runs north to south along most of Florida's peninsula. The grandson of a pioneer Indian River County developer shares a story about why its path is different in the old Miracle Mile area of Vero Beach.
Eddie Hudson also remembers hunting birds to add to his family's rice pot for dinner. He says times were hard but life was good when he was growing up in the 1940s and 50s.
The find stirred renewed interest in the Vero Man archeological site.
Tommy Gore says it wasn't unusual for divers to bring up hundreds of pounds of silver a day during that era.