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Hendricks Avenue Baseball League Celebrates 75 Years

Hendricks Avenue Baseball League Celebrates 75 Years

One of Jacksonville’s most iconic neighborhood baseball leagues will celebrate its 75th anniversary when opening season begins Saturday, Feb. 27. Hendricks Avenue Baseball League was founded by Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church – which is also celebrating its 75th anniversary this year – when it built the athletic fields next to its church in 1946. For […]

The Way We Were: Bill and Julie Mason

The Way We Were: Bill and Julie Mason

Juliette “Julie” Baldwin Mason is a seventh-generation native Floridian from a pioneering American family whose ancestors arrived at Plymouth Colony in 1621 on the Fortune, which landed two weeks following the Mayflower. Members of her family fought in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as well as World War I and II.   One of three […]