Durkeeville Historical Society
Explore our main gallery's newest exhibition, opening in January of 2023. Located conveniently off I-95 in the Historic Durkeeville neighborhood, the museum is open to the public each Saturday, 12pm-3pm.
.Advance reservations for parties of 1-8 are recommend, but not required.
For groups of 9 or more, reservations are mandatory.
Members, Active Military, First Responders, & Educators are FREE with valid ID.
Thank You for your service!
J.P. Small Baseball Park & Museum
Enter the iconic stadium where Jacksonville's portion of Negro League Baseball took place. J.P. Small Park is an official park in the City of Jacksonville park network in a partnership with Durkeeville Historical Society.
This beautiful museum space, dedicated to the Negro Leagues, is only open for tours with an advance reservation.
FREE TO ALL
Advance Reservation Required
J.P. Small Park is owned by the City of Jacksonville and operated by Durkeeville Historical Society & Museum
Would you like to conduct research in our Archives?
Please send a brief email with your name, research question(s), and the general time frame of your research project.
Please be advised we recommend 2-5 weeks advance notice for academic researchers, depending on the request.
Research requests are handled in the order they are received.
We will get back to you as soon as possible.
Photo: on Left James "Charlie Edd" Craddock opened the 2 Spot, a premiere dance hall and entertainment venue, for African-Americans during segregation.. With a 2,000-person capacity, the 2 Spot was a premiere dancehall, bar, and entertainment venue.