The proprietor says some guests came for the season with "two shirts and $20."
Dan McCarty died less than a year after taking office in the early 1950s. Historian Robert Taylor has written about McCarty and discusses his life here.
Jackie Carmine was a member of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots.
Rupert Metzroth, now of Martin County, was confined at Camp Blanding near Starke.
Decades before the casino, cattle herds from the Apaches in the Southwest were shipped to Brighton.
Bill Scott of Stuart was a porkchopper, the name given to legislators from rural areas, in the early 1960s.
Joe Idlette says blacks had to drink from an spigot outside the courthouse rather than indoor water fountains, and weren't allowed to try on clothes before buying them at Vero stores.
After 40 years in radio and TV, Jim Mitts reminisced about the era when color television was new.
Curtis King is retired after a long career as manager of the St. Lucie County International Airport.
Vero Beach retiree Don Ripke says the recording session was among the most memorable experiences of his life.