Archive by category American History

Jacksonville Grows-Amazing Pictures & Illustrations from Jacksonville History 1919-1975

On this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar brings you amazing pictures and illustrations from 1919 thru the mid 1970s, as Jacksonville was experiencing phenomenal growth. He shows you the openings of the old Acosta, and Main Street Bridges, Jacksonville’s old railroad station, the Annie Lytle School, The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Regency Square […]

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Jacksonville Drive-Ins of Yesteryear-The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime, and even more

On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to Drive Ins in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had back then and profiles The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime…and even more.

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Going to the Movies in Jacksonville -1976-1989-Regency, Arlington,Town & Country,Cedar Hills ,& More

On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to the movies in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had at The Regency Twin, The Arlington Theatre, The Town & Country, Cedar Hills, and the “dollar theatres”. Next in our “mini-series” […]

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JAX 87 Jacksonville in 1987 The Landing Opens, Tommy Hazouri Takes Over

George Farrar presents JAX 87 – Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1987. George talks about the opening of The Jacksonville Landing, the legacy of Mayor Jake Godbold and the agenda of the new Mayor- Tommy Hazouri as he reminisces about growing up in Jacksonville at age 12. This show is one episode in […]

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Jacksonville International Airport- JIA Since 1968

Season 8 of the “History Jacksonville” Show returns with a profile of Jacksonville International Airport-JIA- From 1968 to Today, presented by George Farrar. Enjoy pictures from the dedication and opening day of the airport in 1968, and pictures of JIA into the 21st century. Enjoy all of our shows at theleftturnnetwork.com

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HORIZONS-Imagining The Future at Disney’s EPCOT Center 1983-1999-A Tribute

Today on Memories for the People, George Farrar presents a tribute to the epic dark ride at Disney’s EPCOT Center that from 1983-1999 showed visions of the future. Stay tuned here for more about America’s amazing culture-including television, film, music, and more.

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San Diego’s Historic California Theatre Set to be Demolished

Today on Explorin’ With George, George Farrar profiles San Diego’s abandoned California Theatre which is set to be demolished to make way for the downtown’s largest condo tower. He zooms in on the amazing architectural detail throughout the outside and shows you inside views from the past. Also, he goes explorin’ at Horton Plaza.

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