Little River, Big History

In honor of our 20-year anniversary, we’ve pulled 12 favorite stories from our archives to share with you each month. This one is excerpted from an article about the St. Sebastian River, which appeared in the January 2007 issue.

Love Links Two Legacies

The MacWilliam-Sexton union is one of those “happily ever after” tales that began a century ago when their great-grandfathers, Waldo Sexton and Alex MacWilliam Sr., put down roots in Indian River County.

Sartorial Sisters

Melinda started Cooper & Co. 33 years ago, and Nancie bought Sigrid’s of Vero — without inventory — 27 years ago and made it her own.

The Power of Potential

“We realize this is where people live and work, and they want it to be part of their home. That’s what we want for this project.”

Living History

I arrived in Vero Beach with my parents, Kit and Sis Johnson, at age 3 in 1936.

Little River, Big History

In honor of our 20-year anniversary, we’ve pulled 12 favorite stories from our archives to share with you each month. This one is excerpted from an article about the St. Sebastian River, which appeared in the January 2007 issue.

An Aye For Detail

“I became a history buff, and my love of ship model building is supported by my love of history.”

Casa Magnifica

It’s a scene that would prompt any artist to capture it on canvas.

Ladies In Wading

How a synchronized team of “Dolphinettes” brought Vero Beach its first, heady days in the national spotlight.

Keeping Time

The DuBose family has called Vero Beach home for six generations

From Barracks to Baseball to...

Bud Holman, a multi-faceted businessman — Cadillac dealer, rancher, grove owner — who had helped build the Vero Beach airport in 1929 and later became its manager.

Cleveland the Snowbird

Florida’s Treasure Coast proved to be the perfect wintertime getaway for Grover Cleveland.

‘Sir Arthur’ of McKee

Visionary Arthur McKee founded his garden with Waldo Sexton in 1932, giving joy to thousands – and now to future generations.

From Surfing the Internet to Surfing the Inlet

Reprinted from the January 1998 issue of Vero Beach Magazine: Back in the ’60s, the songs of the Beach Boys said it all. The surf was up, the boards were waxed and the kids were out there looking for the…

Grand Dame of Riomar

Vero Beach Magazine revisits Villa Festiva, the landmark Vero home that graced our first cover 20 years ago.

Family Ties

For 77 years, building relationships has been a Maus family tradition.

The Prince of Sea Turtles

Dr. Carr’s work taught him to see the world through the eyes of other species. He was able to transcend science and reach out to the broader public with his eloquent writings and books on these mysterious sea creatures.

A Flower, A Family, And A Fight For A Name

Mrs. Joe W. (Anne) Michael is on a crusade to educate full and part time residents and visitors as to the correct name of Indian River County’s barrier island — Orchid Island.

Following in her Footsteps

When the founder of Indian River Hospital left to serve in World War II, a committed group of volunteers took charge of Indian River Hospital.

A Gentleman’s Collection

A special night at the Amelia Island concours saw Orin Smith’s storied classic automobile collection go up for auction.

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