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October Program: Cemeteries As Outdoor Museums

Cemeteries as Outdoor Museums Wednesday, October 23 – 6:30pm Cemeteries are valuable places of learning and are a largely underutilized type of outdoor history. Join the Jacksonville Historical Society in collaboration with the Florida Public Archaeology Network as we explore the lessons and history we can discover at our historic cemeteries. Emily Jane Murray, M.A., […]

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Merrill House Docent Training

Join us for Docent Training, Friday October 4 OR Monday, October 14! You will learn how to lead tours of the Historic Merrill House, a treasure of Jacksonville’s past. RSVP requested.

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Salute to the Jax Red Caps

Durkeeville Historical Society and Jacksonville Historical Society will host a joint program on Saturday, July 13 to honor the Jax Red Caps team. The historical societies will present a multi-media program on the Jax Red Caps team at 5:00pm. Afterwards we will cheer on the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp as they face the Mississippi Braves. Game tickets for participants are reserved […]

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17th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza

We will be accepting builders for this annual community tradition until space is full. If you want to build this year, submit your Builder Permit form as soon as possible. We can’t wait to see everyone when the show opens December 4, 2019! Continue reading here ->

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2019 Endangered Historic Properties Report

Jacksonville Historical Society announced its 2019 Endangered Historic Properties Report at a press conference and Lunch-n-Learn June 14, 2019 at the 1888 Old St. Andrews. Thank you to our 2019 Historic Sites Committee and guest speakers who joined us for the Lunch-n-Learn. The 2019 Endangered Historic Properties Report can be viewed here. The presentation from […]

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