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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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.
George Farrar talks about Walt Disney’s visionary plans for where Disney World is today and shows you maps and blueprints of what he had originally planned, which is very different than what was constructed after his death.
Today, on the Season 7 finale of “History Jacksonville”, George Farrar presents “Downtown Jacksonville As You’ve Never Seen It Before”-with illustrations and pictures spanning from the Early 20th century thru the 21st century. Season 8 will premiere in late September.
George Farrar presents film and pictures of our Downtown Jacksonville & St Johns River from The Acosta Bridge, Friendship Park and the Southbank Riverwalk on Sunday morning, December 16, 2018.
Today on another edition of JAX Maps, George Farrar presents maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida spanning the years 1920 thru 1972, talks about the phenomenal growth of the region and discusses how the road network was designed to meet the demands of the population. Also included are state road maps from […]
George Farrar presents JAX Maps – Historic, Unusual, & Weird Maps of Jacksonville / Duval County, Florida. Enjoy this show that focuses on unique maps during the 19th and 20th century. Stay tuned in the show for bonus pictures of 1970s Jacksonville.
In this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar explores Downtown Jacksonville-including the old city hall and courthouse slated for demolition in 2019, the old Barnett Bank building restoration, the plans for the historic Laura Street Trio, the Elena Flats Building restoration, the old Ambassador Hotel which is expected to be renovated, the demolition of the […]
George Farrar presents a History of Jacksonville as it was in the year 1982. George talks about the quest to build a new convention center in the old railroad station during a recession, the changes Downtown-including the construction of the Southern Bell Building (now TIAA Bank Center), and recounts his youth in Arlington at Regency […]