Ayers, Wayne; Ayers, Nancy; Ockunzzi, Jan; and the Indian Rocks historical Society.
Title Images of America: Indian Rocks Beach.
Publisher Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, (2010).
Seller ID ess4361
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, slick, photo. illus. wrappers), 128 pp. Fine (As New). From lower cover: According to legend, Indian Rocks got its name when Tocobaga Indians brought their ailing chief from inland Florida to drink from the area's sulfer springs, prized for their medicinal qualities. Their leader miraculously recovered, as the story goes, and the trib returned each year to the place where large rocks surrounded the healing spring. The natural beauty of the barrier island that became Indian Rocks Beach was what attracted Harvey hendrick to establish his homestead here in the mid-1890s. Year's later, he recalled, ÒI liked the place, I thought it was the most beautiful place on God's green footstool, and I think so yet.Ó The charm and character of this little seaside community is evident in these historic photographs, from the days when the old swing bridge was the center of activity, to the booming post-World War II era when tourists and residents proclaimed Indian Rocks Beach as their special place...