Archive by category Environment

Experiencing San Diego’s History at Old Mission Dam in Mission Trails Regional Park

Welcome Back to History San Diego! On our 13th show of the series, join George at Mission Trails Regional Park to enjoy photos and film of old Mission Dam and learn more about the importance of the water project to the development of early San Diego. We’re on Facebook Groups at History San Diego! and […]

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Early 19th Century San Diego in North America-The Louisiana Purchase & The Earthquake of 1812

Welcome Back to History San Diego! On our 10th show of the series, I talk with you about Early 19th Century San Diego in the Northern American context- profiling the importance of The 1803 Louisiana Purchase & discuss the impact of The Earthquake of 1812 on Mission San Diego. Join me on Facebook Groups at […]

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Planning Jacksonville’s Future – Vision in Transition V -New Development on the St Johns River

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 […]

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JAX Maps – Maps of Downtown Jacksonville, Duval County, & North Florida 1920-1972

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 […]

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Our Jacksonville Landing – Celebrating our Downtown Riverfront’s Past, Present, & Future

History Jacksonville returns for a 7th Season. George Farrar talks about what makes The Landing special, reflects on his experiences there, speculates about it’s future, and pays tribute to the victims of the August, 2018 shooting. Enjoy video of the St. Johns Riverfront on the morning of September 15, 2018.

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Our Rediscovered Downtown Jacksonville- The Future of The Barnett & The Laura Street Trio

History Jacksonville explores our rediscovered downtown on December 10, 2017  Enjoy recent pictures and film of various landmarks undergoing, finishing, and planned for redevelopment into apartments, hotel and restaurants. I also step back into the 1960s as we discuss the future of the Laura Street Trio. Enjoy all of our shows at theleftturnnetwork.com

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