JAX Best – Mandarin Museum & Historical Society


Finding of the best of the best Finding of the best of the best
right here in the Jacksonville Finding of the best of the best
right here in the Jacksonville
area you all at home voted for right here in the Jacksonville
area you all at home voted for
the best historical Museum area you all at home voted for
the best historical Museum
through our jaxbest contest. the best historical Museum
through our jaxbest contest.
>>And the through our jaxbest contest.
>>And the
winner is the Mandarin Museum>>And the
winner is the Mandarin Museum
and historic society so here to winner is the Mandarin Museum
and historic society so here to
accept the award on behalf of and historic society so here to
accept the award on behalf of
the museum is accept the award on behalf of
the museum is
board member Patrick plumlee the museum is
board member Patrick plumlee
thank you so much for coming on board member Patrick plumlee
thank you so much for coming on
congratulations and I know that thank you so much for coming on
congratulations and I know that
you must be proud. Yes we are congratulations and I know that
you must be proud. Yes we are
I’d like to. you must be proud. Yes we are
I’d like to.
Accept this award on behalf of I’d like to.
Accept this award on behalf of
the. Accept this award on behalf of
the.
Volunteers because we are the.
Volunteers because we are
all volunteer organization have Volunteers because we are
all volunteer organization have
made this because of what it is all volunteer organization have
made this because of what it is
today. made this because of what it is
today.
>>And the Mandarin in today.
>>And the Mandarin in
Jacksonville community as a>>And the Mandarin in
Jacksonville community as a
This as a museum it goes beyond Jacksonville community as a
This as a museum it goes beyond
just what’s happening in This as a museum it goes beyond
just what’s happening in
Mandarin and its involves. just what’s happening in
Mandarin and its involves.
Participation for folks all Mandarin and its involves.
Participation for folks all
over Jacksonville include city Participation for folks all
over Jacksonville include city
of because we’re located in over Jacksonville include city
of because we’re located in
Walter Jones historic Park and of because we’re located in
Walter Jones historic Park and
that’s an Walter Jones historic Park and
that’s an
element in the story that we that’s an
element in the story that we
have to live music and deep element in the story that we
have to live music and deep
roots in really a long history have to live music and deep
roots in really a long history
in Jacksonville that roots in really a long history
in Jacksonville that
very interesting it’s good for in Jacksonville that
very interesting it’s good for
people of all ages and I mean very interesting it’s good for
people of all ages and I mean
you can almost guarantee that people of all ages and I mean
you can almost guarantee that
somebody is going to go there. you can almost guarantee that
somebody is going to go there.
>>And no matter how much they somebody is going to go there.
>>And no matter how much they
know the learn something new I>>And no matter how much they
know the learn something new I
I believe know the learn something new I
I believe
>>for certain the first time I believe
>>for certain the first time
that I went in there I learn>>for certain the first time
that I went in there I learn
something new I had a that I went in there I learn
something new I had a
not been really from a with something new I had a
not been really from a with
news 8 in the lived in them and not been really from a with
news 8 in the lived in them and
an area for many years and the news 8 in the lived in them and
an area for many years and the
first time I went in there I an area for many years and the
first time I went in there I
was I was really very first time I went in there I
was I was really very
impressed. was I was really very
impressed.
In fact so impressed that impressed.
In fact so impressed that
eventually became to a board In fact so impressed that
eventually became to a board
member eventually became to a board
member
at a. There is a lot we do have member
at a. There is a lot we do have
a story to tell we have a story that is as a truce in the that is as a truce in the
Mandarin community and then we that is as a truce in the
Mandarin community and then we
have a story that’s connected Mandarin community and then we
have a story that’s connected
to a the National been special have a story that’s connected
to a the National been special
to the Maple Leaf. to a the National been special
to the Maple Leaf.
And a very Beecher Stowe to the Maple Leaf.
And a very Beecher Stowe
who was of course a lot of a And a very Beecher Stowe
who was of course a lot of a
longtime resident of uh huh who was of course a lot of a
longtime resident of uh huh
Mandarin after the longtime resident of uh huh
Mandarin after the
Civil War. Mandarin after the
Civil War.
>>Here we’re looking at some Civil War.
>>Here we’re looking at some
pictures here really quaint>>Here we’re looking at some
pictures here really quaint
and charming what we see it all pictures here really quaint
and charming what we see it all
right this is a kind of and charming what we see it all
right this is a kind of
extension of our a museum that right this is a kind of
extension of our a museum that
was a post office and general extension of our a museum that
was a post office and general
store the. was a post office and general
store the.
>>Jones family. Ran the store the.
>>Jones family. Ran the
general store and post office>>Jones family. Ran the
general store and post office
in the Mandarin and lived on general store and post office
in the Mandarin and lived on
the farm that is the. in the Mandarin and lived on
the farm that is the.
Where is call Walter Jones Park the farm that is the.
Where is call Walter Jones Park
that’s the thing said the 6 Where is call Walter Jones Park
that’s the thing said the 6
barn. That is that’s the thing said the 6
barn. That is
Saint Joseph African American a barn. That is
Saint Joseph African American a
schoolhouse Saint Joseph African American a
schoolhouse
we moved on to the in 2015 and schoolhouse
we moved on to the in 2015 and
have restored is the we moved on to the in 2015 and
have restored is the
last remaining one room have restored is the
last remaining one room
schoolhouse in Duvall County. last remaining one room
schoolhouse in Duvall County.
One for restoration and that schoolhouse in Duvall County.
One for restoration and that
alone is is worth a visit. One for restoration and that
alone is is worth a visit.
But of course we also have the alone is is worth a visit.
But of course we also have the
historic Jones. But of course we also have the
historic Jones.
Farm properties. Who’s the historic Jones.
Farm properties. Who’s the
18 76 foreign the Farm properties. Who’s the
18 76 foreign the
the farmhouse the out buildings 18 76 foreign the
the farmhouse the out buildings
and so forth as well as the the farmhouse the out buildings
and so forth as well as the
boardwalk along the Saint Johns and so forth as well as the
boardwalk along the Saint Johns
River. boardwalk along the Saint Johns
River.
Wonderful place to come out for River.
Wonderful place to come out for
an evening and get a beautiful Wonderful place to come out for
an evening and get a beautiful
picture of the sunset or just an evening and get a beautiful
picture of the sunset or just
watch the river. picture of the sunset or just
watch the river.
So Walter Jones as a public watch the river.
So Walter Jones as a public
park. Everyone of course is So Walter Jones as a public
park. Everyone of course is
about it I might add that the park. Everyone of course is
about it I might add that the
museum the school has so forth about it I might add that the
museum the school has so forth
us all museum the school has so forth
us all
all free known missions chart us all
all free known missions chart
how so if you’ve got a that you all free known missions chart
how so if you’ve got a that you
like that huh pick up a little how so if you’ve got a that you
like that huh pick up a little
bit of local history and like that huh pick up a little
bit of local history and
culture as well as some bit of local history and
culture as well as some
national history culture as well as some
national history
and culture and by all means national history
and culture and by all means
you should come and see us and culture and by all means
you should come and see us
we’re open on you should come and see us
we’re open on
a 94 on Saturday. One of the. we’re open on
a 94 on Saturday. One of the.
Distinctive things about the a 94 on Saturday. One of the.
Distinctive things about the
museum think I think that that Distinctive things about the
museum think I think that that
I’m really impressed by what is museum think I think that that
I’m really impressed by what is
it an all volunteer I’m really impressed by what is
it an all volunteer
organization. it an all volunteer
organization.
And when you come to to them organization.
And when you come to to them
use them and you see the And when you come to to them
use them and you see the
building new sellers is use them and you see the
building new sellers is
this is just all done by building new sellers is
this is just all done by
volunteers, but yes, it is a a. Depend entirely on them Depend entirely on them
have done they’ve done a Depend entirely on them
have done they’ve done a
first-rate job. Throughout have done they’ve done a
first-rate job. Throughout
there so it’s really a sign to first-rate job. Throughout
there so it’s really a sign to
come in and see what can be there so it’s really a sign to
come in and see what can be
done in the community with just come in and see what can be
done in the community with just
wallet or sure effort. done in the community with just
wallet or sure effort.
Cheryl will Patrick plumlee and wallet or sure effort.
Cheryl will Patrick plumlee and
and all the people on the board Cheryl will Patrick plumlee and
and all the people on the board
and all the volunteers and all the people on the board
and all the volunteers
congratulations to you guys I and all the volunteers
congratulations to you guys I
know that there was a group congratulations to you guys I
know that there was a group
effort know that there was a group
effort
a team. effort
a team.
>>When he ran and on behalf of a team.
>>When he ran and on behalf of
us here at Channel 4 and CW 17>>When he ran and on behalf of
us here at Channel 4 and CW 17
here is your award and us here at Channel 4 and CW 17
here is your award and
hopefully can find a place here is your award and
hopefully can find a place
But won’t there won’t be any hopefully can find a place
But won’t there won’t be any
trouble with that is there some But won’t there won’t be any
trouble with that is there some
history for 2019 to trouble with that is there some
history for 2019 to
thank you, they’re joining us history for 2019 to
thank you, they’re joining us
are in for a look at all of the

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