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The Jacksonville Historical Society presents the line-up of programs for the first quarter of the 2022 Speaker Series during Jacksonville’s Bicentennial Year.
At the beginning of its bicentennial year Jacksonville ought to be an easier place to describe than it is. For 199 years — longer than any of Florida’s other large cities have been around — Jacksonville has persisted and outgrown them all. Jacksonville is authentic.
How are YOU going to celebrate Jacksonville’s 200th birthday? You can brand an event as a bicentennial event, become a Bicentennial Sponsor, donate in-kind goods and services, volunteer and more.
Next year the citizens of Jacksonville will have the opportunity to learn more about the history of their hometown as we commemorate Jacksonville’s Bicentennial. What happened in 1822? Read more to see what CEO Alan Bliss shares about our humble, bovine beginnings.