Did you know the Jacksonville Young Christian Women’s Association opened its doors in 1911? Did you know that Eartha M.M. White was influential in directing the YWCA to support African American women? RSVP today!
Speaker Series Program: March 23, 2023
Remember when the high school curriculum included a course in Civics? Do you recall learning about the courthouses of Duval County? If you daydreamed through your civics class, here’s your chance to hear about a unique part of Jacksonville’s history, straight from the mouth of someone who’s spent many decades in Jacksonville’s Halls of Justice.
Bring the Bell! Ring the Bell!
Every citizen of Jacksonville has the opportunity to contribute to a lasting marker commemorating Jacksonville’s Bicentennial. Don’t be left out!
From the Docent: Victorian Era Hygiene
The James E. Merrill House Museum is full of interesting — and sometimes strange — items common to households in the Victorian era. Each month, Merrill House Museum Coordinator Nancy Gandy takes us on a tour of the two-story house, pointing out some of the oddities.
First Coast History Conference
In partnership with the UNF Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the Jacksonville Historical Society invites you to attend a reception and conference, with presentations and panels from a variety of history-focused institutions on the First Coast.
From the Archives
Rising from the ashes of the Great Fire of 1901, Crowd’s Barbershop was a loose collection of boards and a tin roof, but his trade grew and his business portfolio expanded. Read more about this resilient businessman.