Helen Merrill’s bedroom stops children in their tracks when touring the Merrill House Museum. Can you guess why?
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, many Jacksonville residents prepare for one of the most anticipated events of the year. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival has provided the city with a long weekend of music, food, and fun for over 40 years. Take a look at how this festival began.
May is National Historic Preservation Month and the Jacksonville Historical Society is pleased to manage four historic properties, three of which are landmarks.
The Arlington Savings & Loan was added to the Jacksonville Historical Society’s Endangered Historic Structures list. For the rest of the list, read on…
Historic sites and properties matter to Jacksonville’s people. When historic buildings are demolished by fire, forces of nature or man, we erase another part of the culture, history, and life stories that form our Jacksonville. See which buildings are in jeopardy and which have been saved.