“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.
Hear ye, hear ye! The Jacksonville Terminal is turning 100! Please join us as rail industry veteran and retired CSX President, Clarence Gooden, pays tribute to this icon of Jacksonville’s social, cultural and economic heritage. Once the largest rail terminal in the South, the Jacksonville Terminal transported millions of passengers over 55 years, until the last passenger train departed in 1974. Join us to celebrate the memories and history of this grand transportation center! RSVP requested at attached link.
Reserve Old St. Andrews for your Holiday Party Reward your clients or staff with a Holiday Party in Old St. Andrews surrounded by the 17th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza regalia! Turnkey or ala carte formats available, including catering, audio/visual equipment, music, wait staff, bartending, passed hors d’oeuvres and parking. Request a date at the link above […]