have been supplied courtesy of Fort Pierce residents Jim
Wilson and his stepbrother, Tom Baumker, who are coadministrators
of the site.
Wilson, who started the group in 2010, says the “Growing
Up in Fort Pierce” site has an older group of followers with
the average age of around 65 who treasure the “good old
days.” Members join by invitation only, keeping the historical
conversation on track and not derailed into Facebook rants >>
Stepbrothers Jim Wilson, left, and Tom Baumker, manage the Facebook site
“Growing Up in Fort Pierce.’’
A recent lead photo on “Growing Up in Fort Pierce” featured a photo of
downtown Fort Pierce in the 1950s.