The Blues in Northeast Florida The Southern Genealogists’ Exchange Society cordially invites you to take a musical journey with JHS Senior Archivist Mitch Hemann — musician/singer/songwriter by avocation — at the Mandarin Branch Library, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. The library is located at 3330 Kori Road, near the intersection of San Jose Blvd. and […]
Speaker: David Jamison, Ph.D., assistant professor of history at Edward Waters College Date: Monday, February 3, 2020, 6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. lecture Location: Edward Waters College, 1658 Kings Road
“My daddy was a railroad man,” said Peggy Harrell Jennings of Ortega. “My father, A.C. Harrell, worked for Seaboard Air Line, then Seaboard Coastline Railways when they merged, for about 30 years. He retired sometime in the late 1980s and passed on in 1992. He was a trainman, brakeman and sometimes a conductor.” […]
The History of the Insurance Industry, January 23, 2020. Guest speaker, J. F. Bryan, IV will recount Jacksonville’s role in the 20th century insurance boom and its long-lasting impact on our economy.
Experience over fifty gingerbread creations, take the Scavenger Hunt challenge, vote for the Peoples’ Choice Awards, tour the Historic Merrill House and more at “one of the most creative shows in Jacksonville!” Continue reading here for dates and details.