Boardwalk Talk: Jacksonville: Rail Gateway to Florida

Boardwalk Talk: Jacksonville: Rail Gateway to Florida

September 9, 2017 - 1:30 pm

Beaches Museum Chapel

Due to the potential impact from Hurricane Irma, Train Day and the Boardwalk Talk with Tom Schmidt at the Beaches Museum & History Park which were scheduled for this Saturday, October 9, will be postponed to a future date. Please stay tuned, further details will be provided regarding the date of this reschedule.

 

The Beaches Museum is very excited to announce Pablo Beach Train Day keynote speaker, Tom Schmidt.

Schmidt, an engineer, educator, lawyer, and “career railroader” is a retired Vice-President of Engineering with CSX. He will present his Boardwalk Talk, Jacksonville: Rail Gateway to Florida, in the Beaches Museum Chapel at 1:30 p.m.

Schmidt’s presentation will touch on topics such as Jacksonville’s early rail travel, the first bridge to span the St. John’s River at Jacksonville, the passenger heydays of the 1920s and much more.

This event is free to Museum members with a suggested $5 donation from non-members. For more information please call 904-241-5657.

Beaches Museum & History Park
381 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250