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Lost Jacksonville: A Slice of the Midwest

Jacksonville's urban core is full of forgotten sites that were significant at one point in time. Today, Metro Jacksonville shares the history of Moncrief's Seaboard Allied Milling Corporation, which was the first flour mill constructed in Florida.

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Jacksonville City Hall Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Now occupied by Jacksonville City Hall, one of the city's most revered architectural masterpieces, the St. James Building, celebrates its century old anniversary of its opening as Cohen Brothers Department Store. A special anniversary exhibit and program by Dr. Wayne Wood, City Council President Bill...

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Cohen Brothers The Big Store Now Available

Metro Jacksonville's second book is now available for pre-sale from Charleston, SC-based History Press. Order yours now!

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Supporting the Jacksonville Historical Society

The Jacksonville Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been serving the community since 1929, dedicated to preserving the history of Northeast Florida and educating citizens about culture, architecture and history of the area. It produces books, television programs, oral histories,...

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Jax Pop Up HISTORY BOOK at Dos Gatos

Jax Pop Up History is a series of events designed to bring attention to the forgotten history buried in our own back yard. Watch as little known historical events come alive before your very eyes. This Wednesday, a major event from Jacksonville's illustrious and scintillating untold past will come to...

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Lost Jacksonville: Milligan's Beefy Burgers

Metro Jacksonville looks back at a long lost Jacksonville institution: Milligan's Beefy Burgers

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The Age of the Downtown Department Store

Before shopping malls took over the Jacksonville region, downtown's streets were once lined with grand department stores. In honor of the upcoming 100 year anniversary of the Cohen Brother's St. James Building (now city hall), and with our second book currently in production, Metro Jacksonville takes...

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The Steamships of Jacksonville

Metro Jacksonville takes a look at an industry that once gave downtown Jacksonville's waterfront an international and cosmopolitan flair: The Steamships of Jacksonville.

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The Uncovering of a Jacksonville Slaughterhouse

When one hears the term "Stockyards," Jacksonville may be the last city to come to mind. However, it played a major role in the expansion of the American meat packing industry a century ago. Today, Metro Jacksonville's Ennis Davis takes a look into the history of a forgotten Jacksonville industrial...

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Jacksonville Historical Society: Twelve Worth Saving

Metro Jacksonville shares the Jacksonville Historic Society's recently released a list of twelve significant endangered historical sites for 2012.

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