Eccentric

A Florida Wood Sculptor and His “Whispering Giants”

To the casual observer, Peter Wolf Toth's property on U.S. 1 in Edgewater, Florida might be mistaken for a shop featuring chainsaw art. Intricately-carved wooden heads of Native Americans soar into the blue skies above. Faces carved into pieces of dr...

The Story Behind Florida’s Abandoned Dome Home

The headquarters of a bizarre cult or left behind by a group of extra terrestrials? Origins of the abandoned dome home of Cape Romano near Marco Island, Florida have confounded many over the years. But the real story of the eccentric house is a lot ...

The Man Behind Vero’s Eccentric Driftwood Resort

No place to stay personifies “Old Florida” quite like the Driftwood Resort in Vero Beach. Eccentric citrus farmer Waldo Sexton constructed a private beach house called the “Breezeway” by the Atlantic during the 1930s. Following numerous additions,...