Despite the pressure, the priest went ahead with a funeral service for a black parishioner. Paul Driscoll, an altar boy at the time, remembers.
Mary Johnson's father, S. B. Taylor, bought the land for taxes during the Depression and built cottages.
Long-time Fort Pierce builder O.C. Peterson took them under his wing.
Val Martin owns Florida Classics Library in Hobe Sound.
Mary Lou Hanlon of Vero Beach worked as a model in the 1940s. That's when she was selected to help promote the peanut butter brand.
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.