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From the Beginning

Posted By: Local Expert Guest

Since the French Huguenots arrived in 1564, Jacksonville’s history and present has been shaped by the mixture of cultures that have called the city home.

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History Tours

Posted By: Gary Sass

From the days of the Timucuan Indians to the architectural renaissance following the Great Fire of 1901 to the 21st century hosting of the Super Bowl XXIV, Jacksonville has made it's mark on history.

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Skateboarding: A Jax Unique Sport

Posted By: Local Expert Guest

Jacksonville is home to the popular Kona Skateboard; the sport of skateboarding has been a part of the city's culture since the 1970s. Learn more about the unique history of the sport.

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