Florida Frontiers TV - Mosquito Beater Memories

Florida Frontiers TV - Episode 22 – Mosquito Beaters Memories


People who lived in central Brevard County prior to the post-World War II population explosion gather annually to discuss how life used to be in Florida.


  • Mosquito Beaters
  • Speedy Harrell, started Mosquito Beaters with his daughter Wanda
  • Wanda Harrell Speir, member and founder of Mosquito Beaters
  • Charles 'Chuck' Reed, member of Mosquito Beaters
  • Charlie LaRoche, member of Mosquito Beaters
  • Gene Baird, member of Mosquito Beaters
  • June Geiger, member of Mosquito Beaters
  • Kay Nix, member of Mosquito Beaters
  • Old Cocoa Florida

The Florida Historical Society Thanks Our Sponsors: 

Division of Cultural Affairs

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Jessie Ball duPont Fund

This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.

Space Coast TDC

This project is sponsored in part by The Brevard County Tourism Development Council.