Take a step back in time on Saturday, June 26, as 1920s era vintage automobiles traverse the Acosta Bridge in celebration of its centennial.
Next year the citizens of Jacksonville will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of their hometown as we commemorate Jacksonville’s Bicentennial. What happened in 1822? Read more to see what CEO Alan Bliss shares about our humble, bovine beginnings.
Part of our mission is to make the case for historic preservation, partly because it creates economic development in addition to cultural capital, but also because an old building contributes to the time capsule of city planning, architecture and construction as they were understood and practiced in the early 1900s.
The month of April heralds the opening of Major League Baseball season and to honor that great American pastime, we offer up some snippets from Jacksonville’s own teams.
The Jacksonville Historical Society is pleased to re-open its office, including the archives and research library, by appointment only. Contact our office by phone at (904) 665-0064, or email email@example.com. For archives and research assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For any additional questions or concerns, contact Chief Executive Officer Alan Bliss directly at email@example.com. For the […]
JHS Senior Archivist Mitch Hemann shares another story from the Great Fire of 1901 and, with the help of Historian at Large Wayne Wood, solves a mystery.
Join us for our first post-pandemic, in-person Speaker Series program since February 2020. Welcome to Tim Gilmore, Ph.D., author of 20 books, founder of JaxByJax LIterary Arts Festival, and creator of jaxpsychogeo.com.