George Farrar presents the story of early to mid 20th Century Jacksonville through photographs and images of Jacksonville- which rises from the ashes of The Great Fire of 1901 with the help of master architect Henry J. Klutho. Join George as he profiles Klutho’s greatest works including Jacksonville’s current City Hall-the St James Building, shares […]
JAX 89 Jacksonville in 1989-The Christmas it Snowed, Toll Booths Come Down, Dames Point Bridge Opens
George Farrar presents JAX 89-Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1989. In 1989, it snowed, the toll booths came down, The Dames Point Bridge and The Jacksonville Skyway opened, and a new skyscraper for Barnett Bank was announced. George also talks about growing up in Jacksonville then. Enjoy all of our shows at theleftturnnetwork.com
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 […]
In the 84th episode of the History Jacksonville series, George Farrar talks about what inspired him to create The History Jacksonville series on YouTube which spanned the years 2012-2020. Stay Tuned later in May for The Grand Finale of History Jacksonville! Seasonal History Jacksonville Specials will broadcast here in Fall, 2020-spanning thru Spring, 2021. We’re […]
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 […]
On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to Drive Ins in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had back then and profiles The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime…and even more.
Going to the Movies in Jacksonville -1976-1989-Regency, Arlington,Town & Country,Cedar Hills ,& More
On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to the movies in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had at The Regency Twin, The Arlington Theatre, The Town & Country, Cedar Hills, and the “dollar theatres”. Next in our “mini-series” […]
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 […]