As community organizations co-brand perennial events with the bicentennial (‘The Bicentennial Edition of…’), or create new events to recognize the occasion, we encourage events be submitted to this calendar for a more coordinated effort and communications. To submit your event to the calendar, email bicentennial@jaxhistory.org.

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Bold City Bicentennial at MOSH

Museum of Science & History 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL

Bold City Bicentennial: Progress & Perseverance through 200 Years of Jacksonville History MOSH’s mission is “to inspire the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history.” This project intends to bring to life Jacksonville’s collective historical experience, using natural science, culture, and technological innovation as lenses to reflect on the […]

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FRIESEKE IN FLORIDA: MEMORIES OF JACKSONVILLE IN THE 1880s

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 829 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville, FL

Caption: Frederick Carl Frieseke (American, 1874 – 1939), The Jetty, 1921, watercolor on paper, Purchased with funds from the Mae W. Schultz Charitable Lead Trust, The Francis and Miranda Childress Foundation, Inc. and the Kenneth G. Lancaster Restricted Fund, AP.2001.1.12. Noted American Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke moved to northeast Florida in 1881 at the age […]

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The Soul of Jacksonville — Exhibit at City Hall

Jacksonville City Hall 117 W. Duval Street, Jacksonville, FL

In celebration of Jacksonville’s Bicentennial, the Jacksonville History Consortium is hosting an exhibit at Jacksonville City Hall. The exhibit tips its hat at the formative years of the City of Jacksonville, from its formation as a town with the name Jacksonville in 1822 to just before World War II. Looking through the lens of Jacksonville’s […]

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20th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza

Old St. Andrew’s Church 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32202, FL

Celebrate Jacksonville’s Bicentennial Year and the 20th Annual Gingerbread Extravaganza Calling all bakers and pastry chefs! This is the time to begin your gingerbread display for the Jacksonville Historical Society’s biggest fundraiser. Celebrate two decades of Jacksonville’s most beloved holiday tradition with your fantastic display! There are five categories with prizes awarded for Best in […]

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