Jax History

Here are some stories on New Jax Witty that have to do with (mostly) local history. You can see a similar list by clicking this link, but I don't always add all the tags to all the posts.


Jacksonville 1901 Fire Highlights Poor Mattress Material Choice, Rich History of Property Theft


Florida's Lost City of Travertine


Is Jacksonville in the Panhandle?

Duval or DuVal or du Val?

The Sketchy History of Fort Caroline



Are There Any Rare Books at The Jacksonville Public Library?



Historical Places - Mosquito County, Florida



Local Haunts - A New Jaxperience



Luminaries: A New Old Christmas Tradition in Florida



What If St. Augustine Asked Me To Add Context To Confederate Monuments?



Who is J. Allen Axson?



Florida's National Guard: Since 1565 - We Went There



Checking Off One More Year Without Sweetest Day



Losing Your Mom is Rough, But...



Arlington Renewal: Reality Check



The $5,000 St. Augustine Trash Bin



After More Than A Year, I Realize There's A Skyway in JAX



New Christmas Traditions In or Near JAX



So I Stole My Wife's Jane Austen Writing Prompt



I Like Beer



Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister and nonesnake among many others



I Guess I Moved to Ground Zero



The Catastrophe of Success



Florida Should Not Be The Laughing Stock Because of Election



Blurred Out Racial Slur Is Kinda Funny



For All Your Fencing Needs



Simon and Garfunkel in Concert! Oh, wait, no



Getting The Constitution Back Into The Classroom



Take 'Em Down JAX -- Hmm, What Could 'Em Be?



Woman Veteran License Plates



I Would Not Want a Murder Memorial On My Property



Evergreen Content About Jacksonville



Voting For Philip Levine Will Be The Best Thing I Ever Do?



East Arlington or Intracoastal West or Idlewild or Fulton



When Will Jacksonville Hit 1,000,000?



Don't Thank A Veteran This Memorial Day



Sinkholes In JAX or Not



Dr. G Medical Examiner - I Remember That Story



Confederate Memorial Day and Promposals - The Reasons We Still Read TKMB



Jacksonville Neighborhood Bill of Rights Means Something Or Other



MABL Turns 35+ in Jacksonville



Ms. Senior Jacksonville - OK...



Ed Austin Regional Park - The Dunes



What is Your Quest? Crossing Jax Bridges



Why Would a Website About Jacksonville Get International Hits?



Sacksonville Should Prepare For the Worst; Hope For The Best



Snow, Freezing Rain In Jax



New Year's Isn't Independence Day, People



Why Rome, Italy, and The Villages, FL, Are Similar, And Why It Matters



I Wonder Why Alleys Don't Exist in Jax



Boom Goes The Dynamite: Why Bad Newscasts Are Fun



Emissions Testing Coming Back to Jax



Flag Etiquette Lessons With Lenny



Niche Websites and Evergreen Content



Never Seen The Price is Right?



Time to Find Out: What Are People From Jacksonville Called?



Did Jacksonville Never Have Ice Hockey Before?



David Boynton Parkway - Monument Road



Merrill McCormick Wonderwood What? One Road, Many Names



Jacksonville's Not Part of the Panhandle



If There Aren't Any Panthers in North Carolina or Jaguars in North Florida, Then Why?



Historical Flood Risk and Costs



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