George Farrar presents JAX 92-Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1992. Learn about Mayor Ed Austin’s leadership team which included a future Mayor, John Delaney- and about the River City Renaissance Urban Renewal concept that was proposed to revitalize the city. Hear about George’s experiences living on the Westside and about the I-295 Incidents […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
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.