The February 2017 program at the Jacksonville Historical Society, Civil Right Struggles, from the Beach to the Courthouse was held at Old St. Andrews Church, co-sponsored by the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Daniel Webster Perkins Bar Association of Jacksonville. Demonstrations in St. Augustine, led by giants of history such as […]
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February 2017 Limoge China features local favorite — citrus! Henry Flagler brought the railroad to Florida and the railroads brought the tourists. And following the tourists, souvenir shops opened in their wake. These are the pre-digital tourists, the ones that could not post a photo on Facebook or Instagram to prove to their friends that […]
New JHS President is longtime history advocate Ed Booth, Jr. Newly elected Jacksonville Historical Society President Edward M. Booth Jr., a longtime local history advocate, and a former JHS Vice-President began his term on May 28, 2015. Previously, he lead JHS efforts to save local landmarks through an endangered structures program that garnered considerable media […]