Jacksonville Local Customs

  • Beach Ettiquette
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  • Beach Ettiquette
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  • Rig nets that are strung along the bottom
    Rig nets that are strung along the...
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  • 1. Christmas in Jacksonville

    If you are visiting Jacksonville during the Christmas season be sure to check out the windows of the large Kuhn Flowers store on Beach Blvd. Every year the store decorates its large, two-story tall...

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  • 2. Skyscrapers & Architecture

    After a 1901 fire leveled much of downtown, word of the devestation spread across the country and Jacksonville suddenly became a magnet for many of the most famous architects of that era. They arrived...

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  • 3. Sculptures, murals & public art

    This sculpture depicts former President Andrew Jackson as a general on horseback. Jackson was an important figure in the history of Florida, so it makes sense that today the state's largest city,...

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  • 4. Beach Ettiquette

    Beaches are celebrated as barefoot wonderlands where adults and children alike can walk, run, bike and swim while enjoying the beautiful landscape. Fortunately, Jacksonville's beaches offer clean,...

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  • 5. General Orientation

    Jacksonville has a variety of neighborhoods. A brief outline of each is below. Arlington Waterfront properties; borders are: St. Johns and the Intracoastal . Fort Caroline National Park,...

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  • 6. Independence Day Fireworks

    Jacksonville loves fireworks, especially on the 4th of July. The city goes all out with a spectacular fireworks show over the St. Johns River downtown. Here, the colorful blasts of light reflect off...

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  • 7. Oysters Hunting

    Oyster mucking is what people do to get those morsels. This mollusk also has been depleted along the whole coast, but some people still make a bit of a living...

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  • 8. Shrimping as a Living

    The industry of shrimping is only a fraction of what it used to be when I was here more than 25 years ago. They are shrimped out, but still some hardy stock...

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  • 9. Southern Fried

    For those of you who aren't accustomed to folks who make a big fuss about church, you'll see it here. In my experience living in Jax, I notice that people are...

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