Tuesday, September 2, 2014
 

Orange Park: The First Coast's Overlooked Historic City

When one hears the name "Orange Park," congested Blanding Boulevard and post-WWII suburbia immediately enters the mind of many. However, a short trip off the beaten path of...
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Jacksonville History: The Seminole Hotel

Jacksonville History: The Seminole Hotel

In this guest article, Leif Sodergren of Gothenburg, Sweden shares the...

Big League City! 100 Years of Football in Jacksonville

Big League City! 100 Years of Football in Jacksonville

Big League City! 100 Years of Football in Jacksonville, the new book by...

See Jacksonville in 1914! Confederate Reunion Film

See Jacksonville in 1914! Confederate Reunion Film

In 1914, forty eight thousand people from around the South descended on...

History in Pictures: The Jacksonville Terminal

History in Pictures: The Jacksonville Terminal

For decades, it was the gateway to Florida and the largest passenger rail...


The Rise and Fall of Jacksonville Beach Amusement Parks

Metro Jacksonville's Kristen Pickrell explores the rise and fall of Jacksonville Beach's amusement parks.
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A History of the Florida Yacht Club

Destroyed in the Great Fire of 1901, the Florida Yacht Club has an interesting history. Today the club...
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GO Magazine, 1989. Jax Indie Newspaper from Springfield

For the closing years of the 1980s, Jacksonville's indie and cultural coverage was provided by Go Magazine,...
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Lost Jacksonville: The Row

The Garden District in New Orleans has St. Charles Avenue, Monument Avenue graces Richmond's Fan District,...
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Creating a Timeline for Downtown

When the locals look back at the "Good Old Days", especially in regards to the nearly mythic state of...
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Jacksonville’s Lost Princess

Jacksonville is home to a lot of history, no doubt. But there is one little tidbit that seems to get...
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Video: How Flagler & Plant Changed Florida

Follow The Crowds: The brief video documentary of how the railroad expansion competition between Henry...
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Inside the Barnett Bank and Laura Trio

Metro Jacksonville takes a look inside a historic collection of buildings in the heart of downtown: The...
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Video: Reliving the Roosevelt Hotel Fire of 1963

This Jacksonville Fire Fighter's video captures rare footage of the city's deadliest day, December 29th,...
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Abandoned Jacksonville: Seminole Club

For a century, the Seminole Club was a place for Jacksonville's elite. Now it's just one of many Downtown...
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Murray Hill: Past, Present and Future

Metro Jacksonville's Ennis Davis and Stephen Dare share the past, present and future of Jacksonville's...
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10 Facts About Jacksonville's Black History

In honor of Black History Month, here are ten facts about Jacksonville's African-American history that...
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The University of North Florida: A Brief History

Sure, there are many people who know about UNF. But how many know anything beyond that? My guess is not...
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All Aboard to Restore Locomotive 1504

Metro Jacksonville's Kara Holmes investigates the history of a derelict locomotive hidden behind the...
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40 Acres and a Mule...How about a Jim Crow Instead?

This guest column by Richard Cuff shares the story behind "40 acres and a mule" and how Jacksonville...
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