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Demolition ahead for old Ford Motor Company plant

Demolition ahead for old Ford Motor Company plant

The days of the old Ford Motor Co. factory are numbered and demolition is in its future. Located at 1900 Wambolt Street, the building sits near the Mathews Bridge along the St. Johns River. The factory was designed by renowned industrial architect Albert Kahn. According to the Jacksonville Historical Society (JHS), it is one of […]

Inheritance and legacy: The stewardship of the Jacksonville Historical Society

Inheritance and legacy: The stewardship of the Jacksonville Historical Society

It is only fitting that the Jacksonville Historical Society (JHS) is headquartered in a historic building. The JHS offices are located at 314 North Palmetto Street in downtown Jacksonville, in what was originally St. Luke’s Hospital. Built in 1878, the building has since been added to the National Register of Historic Places and bears a […]