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Archive volunteers provide service throughout the year

February 2017 The Jacksonville Historical Society Archive volunteers provide over 2,000 work hours annually- not including the Gingerbread House Extravaganza! The JHS Archive averages sixteen consistent volunteers who work on a weekly basis. They assist Archivist Taryn Rodriguez-Boette with duties such as cataloging collections that are made up of books, blueprints, miscellaneous paper materials, photos, […]

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It takes a large JHS team for the Annual Evergreen Pumpkin Run

The ultimate volunteer opportunity  is presented this month featuring the hearty volunteers who showed up from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., Sunday, October 30, at Evergreen Cemetery Pumpkin Run to set up and run the Jacksonville Historical Society water tables for the ever-growing annual event.  The 5 K and ten mile race with 2,200 runners […]

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October Pumpkin Run Volunteers were a terrific “team”

For 16 years, Jacksonville Historical Society volunteers have staffed the ever growing October Pumpkin Run at Evergreen Cemetery. It requires a “wake up call” typically around 5 a.m. to arrive in time at the cemetery to set up and staff the water tables for the 8 a.m. run through historic Evergreen. 2,000 plus runners participated […]

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