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Overlooked black history: Durkeeville
« on: February 12, 2018, 05:20:03 AM »
Overlooked black history: Durkeeville



Situated on the opposite side of Interstate 95 from downtown, Durkeeville is a historic neighborhood not as well known or promoted as its neighbors to the east and south. Also known as Mid-Westside Jacksonville, this neighborhood is the result of the growth and prosperity of Jacksonville's African-American community during segregation.

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Re: Overlooked black history: Durkeeville
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 01:50:32 PM »
Easily one of my favorite parts of Jacksonville.
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