Untold Stories

Marco Island

Special | 26m 45s

Calusa Indians, cracker pioneers and condo dwellers have all made their mark on Marco Island. The Calusa left behind shell mounds--and much more. By the 1960s, most of the pioneer outpost was owned by the Deltona Corporation, which began dredging canals for waterfront homesites--until environmentalists sued in a case that went all the way to the Supreme Court.

Aired: 01/25/08

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.