News

Salute Veterans Run 5k 2019

Salute Veterans Run 5k 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019 8:00 AM The Salute to Veterans Run (S2VR) Run/Walk has become a Jacksonville time honored tradition and longest running Veterans Day 5K in Jacksonville with this being the 8th year.  The legacy of the S2VR has positioned itself as...

USS Adams Museum Update

Unfortunately, the United States Navy has reversed course and determined the ex USS CHARLES F ADAMS (DDG-2) will not be donated to the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (“JHNSA”) as a museum in Jacksonville, but instead will be scrapped.  This decision...

From the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association

From the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association

For immediate release: Unfortunately, the United States Navy has reversed course and determined the ex USS CHARLES F ADAMS (DDG-2) will not be donated to the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (“JHNSA”) as a museum in Jacksonville, but instead will be...

Salute To Veterans Celebration At The Jacksonville Landing

Salute To Veterans Celebration At The Jacksonville Landing

November 10th, 11th and 12th In the Jacksonville Landing Unit 119 In keeping with our Salute 2 Vets 5K Race 9 (and thanks again to all who made this race so special this year), our Visitor Center is also holding a Salute to Veterans Model Show in the Landing Unit #119...

Salute to Veterans 5K

Salute to Veterans 5K

Hey are you ready for the fall! Start it right with the Salute to Veterans 5k & the Patriotic Paws parade on November 4th! - 1st official event for the City of Jacksonville 2018 Week of Valor! - 3rd Annual PATRIOTIC PAWS PARADE! Bring your dressed-up pups! -...

July 4th!

We wish all a Happy Independence Day!

Military ships with civilian crews

Everyone knows USS stands for United States Ship. It's a military ship w/ a military crew. Sounds good  So if you see a ship designated USNS, such as the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) (seen below), you ask yourself, "what is she?" A ship designated USNS is a United States...

UPDATE ON THE ADAMS SHIP ARRIVAL

We are working closely with Congressman John Rutherford to secure the release date of the USS Adams from the U.S. Navy. We are closer than ever before and look forward to having an official announcement very soon. Thank you and read more in the Daily Record...

USS Adams Museum as first manifestation of downtown vision

Downtown Vision Meets Opportunity The Downtown restoration effort is the latest topic in Jacksonville with the USS Adams Museum leading the way. Recently, the American Institute of Architects Jacksonville Chapter (AIA) presented their vision for the Downtown river...