Flying Club Adopts Silent Film Studios; Provides Planes and More

In March, Steve Arrington, retired JTA engineer, called to arrange a tour for one of his groups, the National Railroad Historical Society. He thought the members who help care for the locomotive on display at the Convention Center in Jacksonville, would enjoy seeing the 1916 machines that produced power for the silent film complex on … [Read more…]

Norman Studios Receives National Landmark Status

  Jacksonville’s Norman Studios is among 10 sites announced today as new national historic landmarks by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. “These 10 new national historic landmarks reveal important pieces of our nation’s diverse heritage through art, architecture and stories of community and identity,” said … [Read more…]