The 18th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza opened December 1 in Old St. Andrew’s Church at 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. For more details on the event, which includes an online silent auction, contests and a virtual tour of the exhibit, visit our Gingerbread page. Tickets can be purchased online to ensure social distancing can be maintained […]
It’s never a dull moment at the Jacksonville Historical Society! What’s happening with historical monuments and markers? What about renaming parks? Learn how you can be “in the know” about our work.
Dennis B. Whittle joins Jacksonville Historical Society as new member of the board of directors.
Downtown building on Jacksonville Historical Society’s 2020 Most Endangered Historical Structures list in jeopardy of demolition.
The Jacksonville Historical Society welcomes Kristanna Broward Barnes as a new member of its Board of Directors.
Mitch Hemann, senior archivist at the Jacksonville Historical Society, delves into the history of the Allman Brothers Band, performing in the Florida Casket Company building June 25, 2020.
The Jacksonville Historical Society and aficionados of music genres rooted in Northeast Florida, particularly Jacksonville, have taken on an ambitious and alluring project that is sure to draw bands and musicians to perform at a new venue in 2021.
Now, in a time of civil unrest, the Jacksonville Historical Society strives to be faithful to the truth about the city’s past. Read more about the Society’s response to recent protests over the death of George Floyd, an African American, during an arrest by Minneapolis police.
Fourth-generation Jacksonvillian G. David Auchter IV joins Jacksonville Historical Society’s board of directors.
Prominent Jacksonville family loses family silver during escape from the Great Fire of 1901. Read more to discover if it was ever recovered.