The Captain Henry Sewall Home originally sat at water's edge, at the tip of Sewall's Point. Now at Martin County's Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach, it's being restored, with much of the original cypress and sturdy Dade County pine.
Elwood Holzworth's home actually is a two-story house built of sturdy Florida pine. It's been moved twice since it was constructed in downtown Vero Beach in 1910. With air-conditioning, Holzworth pays about $30 a month for electricity, even in the summer.
Hugh Willoughby also is credited with building the world's first seaplane, which he named the Pelican. Stuart researcher and writer Alice Luckhardt discusses the life of this remarkable man, who also made a historic trek across the Everglades in 1892.
The fish house and restaurant closed when the Navy and Army started training for invasions on local beaches. Its owner re-located to the west side of the Indian River, where she ran the Causeway Grill until the war was over.