A Look at Jacksonville’s Arab American Community

In honor of Arab American Heritage Month, the Jaxson's Bill Delaney highlights the history and impact of Jacksonville’s Syrian and Arab community. The River City boasts the country’s fifth-largest Syrian population, and the tenth largest overall Arab American community. From politics to business to the culinary arts, Arabs have been making their mark in all areas of life in Jacksonville for over 130 years. Read More

Five plantation houses in Jacksonville

Jacksonville is a city where history is often hidden in plain sight. Much of its Gullah Geechee history predates the city itself. Here are five plantation-era structures still standing in Jacksonville's various neighborhoods and parks. Read More

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