A big thank you to our local photographer Etta Cox who wakes up early every day and catches the morning sky.
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.
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.
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.
Today that transportation network includes the Florida Turnpike, Interstate 95, the St. Lucie County International Airport and the Port of Fort Pierce.
Things to do
Every Sat Am there is a wonderful Jazz Market sponsored by our beloved Jazz and Blues Society.
Here are some other picks.
Beautiful 360 view of Fort Pierce by John Biondo