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.
Margie Williams still remembers the ice man handing out slivers of ice to children playing outdoors on hot summer days in Fort Pierce.
Dollie Rivenbark Thomas worked as a curb girl at the drive-in in the early 1950s. Unlike Sonic's servers, she didn't roller skate to customers' cars.