Jacksonville, Florida, USA - 666 Malarial Preparation
Made in Jacksonville, FL

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida, USA

666 Malarial Preparation
Made in Jacksonville, FL

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida, USA - Laura Street Cor. Bay, Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA - St. John's Episcopal Church
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Jacksonville, Florida, USA - Life Guard Station, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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Where is Jacksonville, Florida, USA? 

Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA

Spain ceded Florida to the British in 1763 after the French and Indian War, and the British soon constructed the King's Road connecting St. Augustine to Georgia. The road crossed the St. Johns River at a narrow point, which the Seminole called Wacca Pilatka and the British called the Cow Ford; these names ostensibly reflect the fact that cattle were brought across the river there... Britain ceded control of the territory back to Spain in 1783, after its defeat in the American Revolutionary War, and the settlement at the Cow Ford continued to grow. After Spain ceded the Florida Territory to the United States in 1821, American settlers on the north side of the Cow Ford decided to plan a town, laying out the streets and plats. They soon named the town Jacksonville, after Andrew Jackson. Led by Isaiah D. Hart, residents wrote a charter for a town government, which was approved by the Florida Legislative Council on February 9, 1832.wikipedia


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1565 - Storm destroys French fleet
The French lose their bid to control the Atlantic coast of North America when a storm smashes their fleet, allowing the Spanish to capture Fort Carolina, near present-day Jacksonville, Fla.

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1822 - Jacksonville, Florida founded

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February 8, 1835 - A severe cold wave gripped the southeastern U.S. The mercury dipped to 8 above at Jacksonville FL. Orange trees were killed to the roots.

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1864 - Februray 7 - Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida

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1886 - July 19 - A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville.

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1888 - Yellow fever epidemic struck, 40% of Jacksonville population fled, over 400 died

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News  1888 - ANOTHER FATAL FIRE.
Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 6. - MRS. ISAAC PARNELL started to church last night, leaving her four children, the oldest 6 years old, locked up in the house. While going to bed they in some way ignited the clothing, and in a moment the house was one mass of flames. The eldest escaped through the...Read MORE...


News  1888 - A Cheerless Day. The Situation in Jacksonville Constantly Grows Worse. Confined to Jacksonville.
Boston, Mass., Sept. 8 - A private letter from a prominent physician in Winter Park, Fla. states that the yellow fever is practically confined to Jacksonville and its immediate vicinity. No fever has yet appeared in Orange County, nor is any anticipated. Most of the deaths have been among people...Read MORE...


News  1901 - One hundred and forty-eight city blocks laid waste. LOSS $15,000,000. BILLOWS OF FLAME SWEEP JACKSONVILLE, LEAVING ASHES AND DEATH IN THEIR WAKE.
Jacksonville, Fla., May 3, 1901
Acres of Smoldering Ruins Mark the Site of Metropolis of Florida -
TEN THOUSAND PERSONS LEFT WITHOUT SHELTER

Mayor Bowden Estimates That at Least That Many Have Been Made Homeless

IT IS FEARED MANY PERISHED IN AWFUL CONFLAGRATION

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1912 - February 8 - 1st eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville, Fla

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1916
Jacksonville, a city, port of entry, and the capital of Duval co., Fla., is situated on the left or W. bank of the St. John's River, about 14 miles from its mouth and 155 miles S. by W. of Savannah, on the Seaboard Air Line, the Atlantic Coast Line, the Southern and other railroads. Lat. 30° 19' N. ...Read MORE...


News  1926 - NEGRO AVIATRIX IS KILLED IN CRASH. NEGRESS AND PUBLICITY MAN FALL TO DEATH IN PLANE CRASH.
(By The Associated Press)
Jacksonville, Fla., April 30. - WILLIAM D. WILLS, 24, Dallas, Tex. and BESSIE COLEMAN, said to be the only negro aviatrix in the world were killed when the airplane in which they were making a practice flight overturned at 2,000 feet over a field here today. WILLS' body...Read MORE...



1949 - September 15 - WJXT TV channel 4 in Jacksonville, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

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News  1959 - PILOT KILLED IN JET CRASH ABOARD CARRIER.
Jacksonville, Fla. (AP) - Fire at sea followed the crash of a Navy jet plane aboard the aircraft carrier Essex on Thursday.
The pilot of the plane was killed, and an airman on the carrier deck burned to death.

Three men were critically injured and 18 hospitalized with minor burns or...Read MORE...




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Higgins
America/USA  Laurence Gordon Higgins (31 March 1899, Chelsea, Maine, USA (Togus) - 27 May 1962, Jacksonville, Florida, USA) gravestone

Manseau
America/USA  Aurora/Aurore Eva Manseau (25 April 1920, Warren, Massachusetts, USA - 19 November 1974, Jacksonville, Florida, USA) gravestone
 


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