On this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar brings you amazing pictures and illustrations from 1919 thru the mid 1970s, as Jacksonville was experiencing phenomenal growth. He shows you the openings of the old Acosta, and Main Street Bridges, Jacksonville’s old railroad station, the Annie Lytle School, The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Regency Square […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
George Farrar presents JAX Maps – Historic, Unusual, & Weird Maps of Jacksonville / Duval County, Florida. Enjoy this show that focuses on unique maps during the 19th and 20th century. Stay tuned in the show for bonus pictures of 1970s Jacksonville.
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 […]
History Jacksonville returns for a 7th Season. George Farrar talks about what makes The Landing special, reflects on his experiences there, speculates about it’s future, and pays tribute to the victims of the August, 2018 shooting. Enjoy video of the St. Johns Riverfront on the morning of September 15, 2018.