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A Condensed History of Jacksonville, Florida
A brief history of Jacksonville, starting with prehistory and moving to the city's founding and up to the modern day.
Jacksonville FL Fun Facts - About Jacksonville, Florida
Although the Great Fire of 1901 was the most destructive event in Jacksonville history, it was not the deadliest. Seven people died in the Great Fire. The most ...
St. John's River History (Jacksonville, Florida)
The St. John's River is an incredibly important part of Jacksonville's history -- leading to Jacksonville's nickname "River City." At 310 miles, the St. John's River is ...
Museums in Jacksonville FL - About Jacksonville, Florida
The Museum of Science and Natural History (MOSH) is located in downtown Jacksonville near Friendship Fountain. The museum is state of the art, and one of ...
Jacksonville, Florida: The Winter Film Capital of the World
Up until then, the world had only enjoyed black and white films, so The Gulf Between, filmed in 1917, was a history-making event for Jacksonville. Sadly, the film ...
Jacksonville, Florida During the Civil War - About Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville played an important role in the Civil War by accommodating large scale of ... The Civil War is generally considered a dark spot in American history.
The Great Fire of 1901 - Jacksonville, Florida
On May 3, 1901, one of the largest fires in United States history broke out in Jacksonville, Florida. The disaster began in a mattress factory located at the cross ...
Famous Musicians and Bands from Jacksonville
Jacksonville has a storied musical history, primarily because a handful of Southern Rock superstars have emerged from the city. In recent years, a number of ...
History of EverBank Field - About Jacksonville, Florida
From a small high school stadium to a state of the art Super Bowl facility, Jacksonville's iconic stadium has a history of constant evolution. Originally known as ...
MOSH in Jacksonville - Museum of Science and History
According to the city of Jacksonville's website, MOSH -- the Museum of Science and History, is the city's most-visited museum, and with good reason. MOSH is a ...