WJAX On Main Street

September 3rd, 2015, 9:15H · Topics: Around Town · Print

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“This building was on Main Street between Orange and First Streets.  It was owned by the city of Jacksonville and the radio station WJAX was here and so was the water works.  1954.”  LS

The City of Jacksonville started radio station WJAX and it’s first broadcast was on Thanksgiving, 1925. According to one source, the building used to shelter horses and was later renovated into a radio station for the municipal station. The station moved is operations from the building in the 1970′s and in the 1980′s the city sold the station to private owners.

 

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