We make history come alive
One of our primary missions as the Treasure Coast’s leading magazine is to
share the history of the region with our readers. Many tell us it’s their favorite
STUART LOVE AFFAIR
part of the magazine and why they don’t want to miss a single issue.
We disclosed Amelia Earhart’s
secret flight to Fort Pierce in 1935.
We told you about Grover Cleveland’s love affair
with Stuart in the early 20th Century.
We explored the wonderful world of
Vero Beach pioneer Waldo Sexton.
We traveled the Treasure Coast and retraced
the steps of John Ashley and his gang.
We found the unmarked grave
of circus great Lucia Zora, once
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
BY WM. F. CRARY I I
Grover Cleveland was the 22nd president (1885-1889) and the 24th President (1893-
1897) making him the only U.S. president to serve two nonconsecutive terms. This
photo was taken in 1903, one of many years he wintered in Stuart.
A fondness for Stuart’s fishing and its folks
drew the former president repeatedly to
proclaimed as “the bravest woman alive.”
We told you about railroad tycoon Henry Flagler
bringing the pineapple industry to the Treasure Coast
and then just as quickly taking it away.
We keep our eye out
for Treasure Coast history
COVER STORY Zora!
HeN R Y FLaGLeR’S
F LeeTING FaNCY
BY WM. F. CRARY II
FLORIDA PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
Henry Morrison Flagler (1830-1913) brought the railroad through the Treasure Coast, which speeded
the development of the region’s pineapple industry. In 1910, a major newspaper called Flagler
Florida’s “boss” and claimed he owned the state “body and soul.”
The railroad tycoon made the pineapple
Don’t miss a single issue of
M A G A Z I N E
BY CATHERINE ENNS GRIGAS
boom on the Treasure Coast —
and he broke it, too
Stuart in the early 20th century
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