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History Unfolding

Jacksonville has some of the oldest public school buildings in the State of Florida. Several are under consideration for renaming and public opinion swings on a wild pendulum. Jacksonville Historical Society CEO Dr. Alan Bliss shares a measured view of history.

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Looking Ahead

The year 2020 has provided much fodder for historians. The JHS chooses now to look forward to new opportunities in 2021 to forward its mission of education and historic preservation. Join us!

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JHS office remains closed to public

Requests will be handled via phone or email The Jacksonville Historical Society’s facilities, including the archives and research library, closed to the public March 18,2020 and will remain closed until further notice. As soon as normal operations resume, research appointments can be scheduled. In the meantime, the JHS staff remains available and committed to serve […]

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