Herman Julius Zeuch


Died aged c. 70

Herman Julius Zeuch, born in 1867, was Vero Beach’s first major developer. A native of Iowa, he founded the Indian River Farms Company in 1912, which acquired and drained 48,000 acres of land in what is now Indian River County. The company also provided the land and plat for the Town of Vero, later Vero Beach, and donated the land for Pocahontas Park, which became the home of the city’s community center. Zeuch also pioneered the citrus industry, establishing groves in 1917. He died in 1937.


Commemorated on 1 plaque

Herman Julius Zeuch

Heritage Center, 2140 14th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL, United States where they was