Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce

A big thank you to our local photographer Etta Cox who wakes up early every day
 and catches the morning sky.

Fort Pierce

 

One of my favorite places to go in the Treasure Coast. If I’m heading north I always drive by the Marina Area and stop and take a photo.

on the beach in ft pierce photo: cyndi lenz

on the beach in ft pierce
photo: cyndi lenz

Fort Pierce is also known as the Sunrise City, sister to San Francisco, California the Sunset City.

It is is among the oldest communities on the east coast of Florida with its rich history beginning in 1837 when Lt. Benjamin K. Pierce built the fort that was the headquarters for the U.S. Army during the Seminole Indian War.

At a Garbage Clean up day in Ft Pierce Photo: Cyndi Lenz

At a Garbage Clean up day in Ft Pierce
Photo: Cyndi Lenz

After the war Fort Pierce, its accessible waterways and later Flagler’s railway gave rise to commerce that would make the city the economic hub of the Treasure Coast with fishing, canning of fish, pineapple and citrus.

Blue Heron at the Savannas Recreation Area in Ft Pierce

Blue Heron at the Savannas Recreation Area in Ft Pierce

Today that transportation network includes the Florida Turnpike, Interstate 95, the St. Lucie County International Airport and the Port of Fort Pierce.

New! Dog Friendly St Lucie County

Hurricane Plan

Fertilizer Ordinance

Government

Things to do

Trip Advisor: Things to do

Visit Florida

Every Sat Am there is a wonderful Jazz Market sponsored by our beloved Jazz and Blues Society.

Here are some other picks.

Navy UDT-SEAL Museum

The Environment

Team ORCA, Dr Edie Widder and the Kilroys

Pet Adoption

Humane Society

Dogs and Cats Forever

Haunted Ft Pierce

Beautiful 360 view of Fort Pierce by John Biondo

 

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