Author and Historian Wayne W. Wood hits it out of the ballpark once again with the newly-released “LIFE: The Untold Story of Charles Adrian Pillars,” available at $49.95. Read more…
Owned by the City of Jacksonville and leased to the Jacksonville Historical Society, the 141-year-old James E. Merrill House is a museum resplendent of the Victorian era.
William H. Bishop, AIA, was warmly welcomed to the Jacksonville Historical Society’s Board of Directors at its August 2020 meeting. Get to know Bill and why he chose to serve on the JHS Board.
From the Archives: Tune in to a playlist of videos on our YouTube channel about Ax Handle Saturday, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary, August 27. Check them out and hear interviews with Jacksonville men who were there: Rodney Hurst, Nat Glover and Alton Yates. Plus videos on the event and on civil rights struggles in Jacksonville in the years shortly after.
If you name it, we will build! Help the Jacksonville Historical Society name and brand a new music history museum and performance venue. From blues to jazz, rockabilly to Southern Rock ‘n Roll, we’ll share the people and the music behind the Jacksonville music scene then and now!