Founding members of the Beaches Area Historical Society at their first planning meeting. Seated, left to right, are Lois Roberts, Edythe Chambers, Jean McCormick, Beryl Dryden and Dorothy Doggett. Standing from left are Ish Brant, Ed Shore, Bill Dryden, Charlie Howell, Virgil Deane and Frank Doggett. (photo submitted)

Historical Society celebrates 40th anniversary

The Beaches Area Historical Society is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The group was founded in Jacksonville Beach in 1978, with the first planning meeting held on Feb. 22 of that year. The Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the history of their communities, including Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune ...

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