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The JHS seeks preservation grant for its 1878 St. Luke’s

The Jacksonville Historical Society has applied for a preservation grant from the Florida Division of Historical Resources to help restore much of the exterior of its National Register Site, St. Luke’s Hospital on Palmetto Street. If awarded, the grant provides funds to restore parts of the building’s envelope including all porches, railings, columns and many […]

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Our Historic Properties

We take great pride in preserving and protecting some of our city’s most significant historical structures by identifying endangered buildings and, where possible, acquiring and renovating those structures for new uses. Old St. Luke’s Constucted in 1878, this hospital–one of the city’s oldest public buildings–played a prominent role in caring for Jacksonville’s citizens stricken by the […]

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JHS Completes Purchase of Old St. Luke’s Hospital

As the Jacksonville Historical Society celebrates its 84th anniversary, we’re  preparing for the next 80 years with the most significant acquisition in our history. The Society has purchased the 1878 St. Luke’s Hospital property at Palmetto and Duval Streets, as well as the adjacent 1882 Florida Casket Company Building, Our goal is to develop these […]

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