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 […]
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 […]
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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 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 […]
Jacksonville in the 60’s- Civil Rights, Hurricane Dora, The Beatles, Regency Square Mall Opens, Growth, & Reform
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the October 1, 1968 consolidation of the Jacksonville City and Duval County Governments, George Farrar presents an episode of History Jacksonville which reflects on the amazing times that made Jacksonville what it is today. Enjoy pictures of historic events, buildings, and times spanning 1959 until 1970. The […]
George Farrar presents a History of Jacksonville as it was in the year 1981. George talks about the Iran Hostage Crisis, the expansion of Regency Square Mall , growing up in Arlington, Bruce Springsteen performs, the Jacksonville politics of 1981, the Tea Men soccer team, The Suns baseball team, Arlington Heights Elementary, and even more!
The Jax Left News is back! Going forward, for now, our show will be in podcast format which will enable me to communicate more with you as we start to raise the questions that need to be raised about the future of our city. I talk about the latest hullabaloo surrounding the weird campaign to […]
George Farrar presents a History of Jacksonville as it was in the year 1979. George talks about Colts Fever-the early effort to get an NFL team, Growing Up in Arlington, Jacksonville Drive-In Theaters, and more.