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Deep Roots, Many Branches

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 […]

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Remembering life on the railways

            “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.”             […]

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17th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza

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.

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