A Victorian globe-trotter from New Zealand named Nelson Fell bought marshland in 1911 that became the town of Fellsmere. Local history enthusiast Richard Votapka, who portrays Fell in re-enactments, discusses the life of this remarkable man.
An Air Force base in Florida's Panhandle is named for Frank Tyndall, who was born in what is now Martin County in 1894. Alice Luckhardt of Stuart, a writer and retired teacher, has profiled the life of this remarkable man.
Parker reportedly jumped ship rather than move to Oklahoma, and lived out her days in Florida. Rancher Bud Adams remembers seeing her on his family's ranch in the late 1930s. She was more than 100 years old.
After the fish camp closed, one of the old cabins became a bureau for the Fort Pierce News-Tribune. Reporter Nina Baransky remembers working without air-conditioning and finding "creepy crawlies" in desk drawers.