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.
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.
Today on History Jacksonville, from Walter Jones Historical Park, I discuss the development of Mandarin in the 19th Century during perilous and promising times as Florida emerged into statehood and steamboats brought the first tourists to Duval County. Excerpts are included from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Palmetto Leaves” and Mary Graff’s 1953 book about Mandarin.
Today on The Jax Left Channel-another episode of History Jacksonville profiles the Norman Silent Film Studios on Arlington Road, Jacksonville’s Filmmaking Heritage, and the Arlington neighborhood I talk about The Regency Square Mall & about my early years growing up in the Arlington neighborhood and reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re going.The Jax […]