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Exploring St. Augustine's Fish Island

Recently organized by the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation, here is a digital walking tour and brief historical narrative of Florida's first orange grove plantation: St. Augustine's Fish Island Read More

Harriet Tubman's Jacksonville story

Born Araminta Ross and known as “the Moses of her people,” Harriet Tubman escaped enslavement and rescued hundreds through a network of safe houses and antislavery activists known as the Underground Railroad. What’s not taught in the local history books is that she served in North Florida during the Civil War, providing intelligence that allowed the Union to capture Jacksonville without a shot. Read More

The RCBC debate shows Downtown needs a master plan

Developers listened to public feedback and added a new restaurant to the River City Brewing Company development. This move turned a loss into a net gain – but it wouldn't have been necessary if Jacksonville had a publicly vetted master plan for what we hope to see Downtown. Read More

MOSH plans to move to the Shipyards

The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) has announced its intent to build a new museum at the former Jacksonville Shipyards property. The new facility would replace current plans to renovate and expand the Museum’s existing structure Read More

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