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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Today on Memories for the People, George Farrar presents a tribute to the epic dark ride at Disney’s EPCOT Center that from 1983-1999 showed visions of the future. Stay tuned here for more about America’s amazing culture-including television, film, music, and more.
George Farrar talks about Walt Disney’s visionary plans for where Disney World is today and shows you maps and blueprints of what he had originally planned, which is very different than what was constructed after his death.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
In this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar explores Downtown Jacksonville-including the old city hall and courthouse slated for demolition in 2019, the old Barnett Bank building restoration, the plans for the historic Laura Street Trio, the Elena Flats Building restoration, the old Ambassador Hotel which is expected to be renovated, the demolition of the […]
George Farrar presents a History of Jacksonville as it was in the year 1982. George talks about the quest to build a new convention center in the old railroad station during a recession, the changes Downtown-including the construction of the Southern Bell Building (now TIAA Bank Center), and recounts his youth in Arlington at Regency […]
In this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar explores our old city cemetery on East Union Street which opened in 1852. He brings you inside the cemetery to view the beautiful gravesites, profiles some of the notable people buried there, shows you the challenges the city faces, and talks about the controversial legacy within the […]