On May 6, 1961, residents of St. Lucie Village, a neighborhood with homes dating back to the 1870s, incorporated it as a town so their zoning rules could block construction of a steel mill north of Fort Pierce along the Indian River Lagoon. It worked, and Florida Steel’s plant was built in Indiantown instead.
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