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.
In the early 1920, Dr. Harry Hipson moved back to Jacksonville when he learned that Stuart had electricity only on Wednesday afternoons. He returned to Stuart about a year later, as soon as he was able to plug in his drill. His son, Dr. Dale Hipson, also a dentist, tells the story.