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Space Coast History

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X Marks the Spot

Current Issue, Space Coast History

A little-known island sanctuary for birds in Brevard County is finally getting some recognition, thanks to the efforts of a history researcher who learned about it recently, quite by accident.

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A Tall Story

Current Issue, Space Coast History, Special Section

Emblazoned with the American flag and NASA logo, the Vehicle Assembly Building looms suddenly into view as visitors approach the Kennedy Space Center. The landmark that helped put Brevard County on the world map has more than earned its distinction as a symbol of America’s space program since its completion in 1966.

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Moving Experience

Local, Space Coast History

Satellite Beach house of worship has a national reputation for getting around, literally. Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles thriving years after its relocation from Fort Pierce.

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A hidden gem

Local, Real Estate, Space Coast History

Only a simple wooden sign reveals that — sandwiched between a Target store and Haverty’s along Highway 192 — lies the gateway to a social experiment in homesteading

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Squeezed Out

Citrus, Local, People & Business, Space Coast History
Development, disease ravages regional citrus industry Among his birthday presents last year, Frank Sullivan III found a very special one: a wooden board. Mind you, this was no ordinary wood, for it was plucked from the demolition of the Sullivan...
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Reminders of the past

Local, People & Business, Space Coast History
Grower credited with saving industry Orange-shaped structures dot the Florida landscape and Brevard is no exception. On U.S. 1 in Eau Gallie, the huge cement Big Orange built during the 1960s once served as a fruit stand where the Chamber...
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Commanding presence

Space Coast History

They are about grace under fire, about bravery and courage. They capture our collective imagination with their heroics and history. They are the warbirds, the name given to vintage military aircraft. At the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Titusville…

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