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JHS program honored with 2017 Historic Preservation Award!

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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Treasures from the Archives

September 2017 Mayor of Italian town seeks silent film era information from JHS Archives by Taryn Rodriguez-Boette Among the various requests we receive on a daily basis at the historical society, I think this is one of the most unique. It read: Hi, I’m Michele Marino, I am the mayor of a municipality in Basilicata, […]

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Ed Booth, Jr.

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 […]

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