Enjoy Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1991. In 1991, State Attorney Ed Austin narrowly defeated incumbent Mayor Tommy Hazouri, the current Duval County Jail opened , the old Acosta bridge closed to give way to the construction of the new Acosta bridge and Skyway crossing- & the NFL announces that 2 expansion teams […]
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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.
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” […]
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.
Today on History Jacksonville- Our Cedar Hills – The Westside Grows-George Farrar talks about The Old Cedar Hills Theatre, and the shopping center built in the 1950s on Blanding Blvd at Wilson. He reflects on his first memories of The Westside.
George Farrar presents JAX 83 – Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1983. George talks about the history, revitalization, and reopening of The Florida Theatre, the Southern Bell skyscraper, and the re-election of Mayor Jake Godbold while reminiscing about moving as an 8 year old from Arlington to Mandarin and even more!
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.
Our Vision in Transition series is back with Planning Jacksonville’s Future – Vision in Transition V – New Development on the St Johns River. Enjoy amazing views of the Jacksonville riverfront on December 16, 2018 from the Acosta Bridge and Southbank Riverwalk as George Farrar crosses The St Johns River to bring you details and […]
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.