Saturday, July 1, 2023

July 2023 Report

Here we are in the middle of summer, July we will be taking a break from our Monthly meeting since its so close to the Independence Day holiday.

If you are in the Jay area, Town of Jay will be having Fireworks again this year on the 4th around 8:45pm  to be shot from the park as they have been for the last several decades

In June we had our  part 4 of the oilfield series and we talked to Donna & Duane Diamond, 2nd generation of Cobb's Welding Service they celebrated their 50th year of service to the oilfield and community.

 Click here to watch Duane & Donna's story 

We also lost our dear friend and board member Wayne Godwin  on June 13, 2023.  We are grateful for his service, wisdom and energy he brought to the society.  He will be greatly missed.
Because of this, we are asking for nominations for board members.  Please email you nomination to  

Board meeting  Saturday July 8th 9am ( all are welcome to attend)

We are kicking off Volume 2 of Tastes and Tales of the Great Pine Level! we need your family stories, recipes and pictures!
There are many ways you can  get us your submission!
1. You can complete you submission via this google forms link
2. you can email it to
3. drop it by the museum
4. mail it to us at Jay Historical Society P.O. Box 265 Jay, FL 32565

Our fundraisers help us maintain the museum operations and buildings. We are still  actively planning our pioneer homestead and pursuing grants and donations.

Our goal is to have this complete and printed by October. Just in time for the Peanut Festival and Munson Heritage Festival.

Please also check out our website at .

We are always looking for more to get involved. if you feel led to participate and contribute we have a role to  make the most of your time and talents!

Hope you have a wonderful Independence Day! 

Come see us we are open Fridays & Saturdays 10am-2pm or by private appointment. I can be reached at 850-554-2941.


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