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Jacksonville in 1990 – The GMAC Massacre , Blodgett Homes Housing Project, The Avenues Mall Opens

Jacksonville in 1990 – The GMAC Massacre , The Blodgett Homes Housing Project,The Avenues Mall Opens, Jacksonville History, Jacksonville George Farrar presents JAX 90-Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1990. In 1990, 9 people were killed in The GMAC Massacre in Baymeadows, The Blodgett Homes Housing Project was dismantled, The Avenues Mall opened at […]

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Photographs of 20th Century Jacksonville, Florida & a Tribute to Henry J Klutho – Master Architect

George Farrar presents the story of early to mid 20th Century Jacksonville through photographs and images of Jacksonville- which rises from the ashes of The Great Fire of 1901 with the help of master architect Henry J. Klutho. Join George as he profiles Klutho’s greatest works including Jacksonville’s current City Hall-the St James Building, shares […]

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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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JAX 84- Jacksonville in 1984 – Michael Jackson – The Victory Tour Performs at The Gator Bowl

George Farrar presents JAX 84 – Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1984. George talks about how Michael Jackson – The Jackson Five performed for 3 nights in The Gator Bowl , and the struggles the city faces to deal with odor from the paper mills-while reminiscing about the fun, travails , and tragedy […]

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