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“The Mad Atlas of Virginia King” Book Launch and Signing

Local author, FSCJ professor and Jax Psycho Geo founder, will unveil his latest work, “,” at the Jacksonville Historical Society’s Old St. Andrews Church on Thursday, October 8th. Known by residents as a “Riverside character,” Virginia King wrote an 8,448-page highly inaccurate book about her hometown of Jacksonville, with a title almost as long. The pastor who eulogized her called her a prophet. Dena Snodgrass, longtime president of the Jacksonville Historical Society, dismissed her as a mere “history bluff.” King’s book, “Interesting Facts about Leading People and Families of Duval County: Also, Where Progress Has Changed a Lot of Homes …

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october, 2021

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