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Independent Life Insurance Building was built in 1955. The wide base was designed to accommodate the very large computers and printers of that era.

Jacksonville: formerly “The Hartford of the South”

JF Bryan IV recounts the history of the insurance industry at Speaker Series event Over 70 members of the Jacksonville Historical Society and other guests gathered Jan. 23 at Old St. Andrew’s Church in downtown Jacksonville to hear the story of the rise and decline of insurance companies which were headquartered in the city. The […]

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