The Gleason Park fountain
The fountain in Gleason Park
An aerial view of Indian Harbour Beach

Indian Harbour Beach was founded on the barrier island in 1955, most likely to protect a small development from the property tax rates in Melbourne. Those were the early days of the space industry build up and today, Indian Harbour Beach rates as having the highest percentage of residents in Brevard County with at least a bachelor's degree: 41% as compared to a county-wide average of 26%.

The boardwalk in Gleason Park
The Boardwalk in Gleason Park