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” […]
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 […]
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
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 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 […]
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.