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More Names Added to Memorial Park Life Scrolls

Woman separating waterlogged parchment papers with list of war dead.
List of Florida Fallen grows to 1,760 – More than 500 Added Since 1924 Nearly 100 years after the Rotary Club of Jacksonville put forth a proposal for a memorial to honor Floridians who died in service during World War I, the list of Florida Fallen continues to grow. In 1924, when Mem
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Book Signing to Benefit Memorial Park Association

Historian and Author Wayne W. Wood will sign copies of his latest masterpiece, “LIFE: The Untold Story of Charles Adrian Pillars,” at Memorial Park, Saturday, Dec. 5, 10:30 a.m. to noon. The book, published by the Jacksonville Historical Society, sells for $49.95 plus tax; credit card
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Own a Piece of History and Help Support Memorial Park Maintenance

Pieces of Memorial Park’s 600-foot-long balustrade were salvaged after Hurricane Irma and are now available. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Memorial Park Association and will be used for park maintenance. There are small pieces (a “bookend” or “paperweight&#
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Memorial Park re-opens with social distancing restrictions

April 17, 2020 — City of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced that city parks and beaches would reopen on Friday, April 17, beginning at 5 p.m. with restrictions. Park restrictions include the following: Gatherings are limited to fewer than 50 people No organized group activ
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Memorial Park Association Elects New Officers

Board appoints new directors as others term out  Jacksonville, FL, January 15, 2020 –  At its January 8, 2020 board of directors’ meeting the Memorial Park Association’s board of directors re-elected six members to serve another term as officers of the board. Those officers include Ti
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