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Looking Back: Ax Handle Saturday

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.

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One City, Many Stories

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.

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