Enjoy pictures and illustrations in this retrospective of what the old Florida State Capitol Building in Tallahassee looked like from 1845 into the 1970’s and beyond, when it was repurposed as a Museum.
In the 1st of 4 “History Jacksonville” Special Presentations that will broadcast thru Summer, 2021, George Farrar profiles Naval Air Station Jacksonville. The naval base was commissioned in 1940. Pictures from the 1940’s thru the 1970’s include President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1941 tour, life on the base, The Blue Angels, and the Naval Hospital.
George Farrar presents JAX 88-Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1988. In 1988 people voted to remove the tolls on bridges and expressways, Baymeadows boomed as a center of office professionals, the Jacksonville Journal, an afternoon newspaper ended operations, and a grisly discovery was made at a funeral home.
In this, the 85th and last episode of the History Jacksonville series, George Farrar presents “The Grand Finale” which focuses on The 100 Greatest Pictures & Illustrations of Jacksonville History from his collection. Join him as he discusses the emergence of the city as it rises from the ashes after The Great Fire of 1901 […]
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 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 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!
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.