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 Biggest “team” of the year required for the Gingerbread Extravaganza

It takes a team to staff the Gingerbread Extravaganza, and the team of volunteers this year truly delivered. In fact, so much so, the numbers were the best in JHS Extravaganza history. Revenue from the three week event, to date, is $47,400, after expenses, not including the generous Delores Barr Weaver Forever Fund grant of  […]

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Volunteering together after 60 years of marriage

Billie and Larry Hayward, 1956. This month, Billie and Larry Hayward, active and admired volunteers at the Jacksonville Historical Society, celebrated a milestone—their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married in 1956 at a Friend’s (Quaker) Meeting House in rural Indiana.  The marriage took place the day after Billie graduated from nursing school.  Unique to the […]

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“The Tuesday Ladies”

When Linda Householder left Northeast Florida many years ago, she would have never thought that fate would bring her back to the area. But it did and along with Linda Gail Fogg and Mary Anne Kapke, she volunteers every Tuesday morning at the society’s archives. “The Linda’s”, as we used to call them, until we […]

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