Archive by category Jacksonville

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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JAX 83 The Florida Theatre Reopens, Mayor Godbold Re-Elected ,The Southern Bell Skyscraper

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!

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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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