Archive by category Weather

Early 19th Century San Diego in North America-The Louisiana Purchase & The Earthquake of 1812

Welcome Back to History San Diego! On our 10th show of the series, I talk with you about Early 19th Century San Diego in the Northern American context- profiling the importance of The 1803 Louisiana Purchase & discuss the impact of The Earthquake of 1812 on Mission San Diego. Join me on Facebook Groups at […]

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Jacksonville History-Our Greyhound Bus Station-Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow

History Jacksonville reflects about our Greyhound Bus Station which will eventually relocate to the new transportation center that is currently under construction. The show includes photos and illustrations from the past – and film of the station and Downtown on December 10, 2017.

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George Farrar’s Bittersweet Symphony

This special presentation is choreographed to the 1997 song “Bittersweet Symphony” by the British band The Verve. Please click the accompanying YouTube link or play the song on another device starting at the picture of the Imagine mosaic and enjoy this retrospective focusing on my times in Jacksonville, Florida from around 2011 until 2017.

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Our Union Station – Jacksonville’s Old Railroad Station from 1919 until 1974

History Jacksonville explores the amazing history of old Union Station (now the Prime Osborn Convention Center) and it’s predecessor Flagler (Union) Depot. George Farrar presents a people’s history of the station & photographs of the station, railyard and trains during it’s heyday, of the abandonment in the 1970s and it’s rebirth as a convention center.

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Jacksonville History Our Old City Hall & Duval County Courthouse on Bay Street

History Jacksonville has returned for a 6th season with a premier episode  profiling our Old City Hall & Duval County Courthouse on Bay Street-with pictures of the past and the present. We speculate about the future as the city of Jacksonville prepares to demolish them.

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Who Runs Jacksonville? The Power of Jacksonville’s Television News Personalities

George Farrar profiles great personalities at Jacksonville’s local television news stations and looks at how they covered Hurricane Irma in another episode of “Who Runs Jacksonville? “which this Summer is focusing on Jacksonville’s 5 corporate television stations and what makes the news.

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Who Runs Jacksonville?- The Corporate News, Social Media, & Hurricane Irma

George Farrar analyzes the ways that Jacksonville, Florida’s corporate television stations engage with the people thru Social Media and covered Hurricane Irma in another episode of “Who Runs Jacksonville? “which this Summer is focusing on Jacksonville’s 5 corporate television stations and what makes the news.

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Jacksonville’s News According to The Corporate Media on August 16 ,2017

George Farrar analyzes the ways that Jacksonville, Florida’s corporate television stations reported the news on August 16, 2017 in another episode of “Who Runs Jacksonville? “which this Summer is focusing on Jacksonville’s 5 corporate television stations and what makes the news.

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