Smithsonian names Jacksonville one of top small towns to visit

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by JACKI MANSKY

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In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, our top picks this year are all towns close to America’s natural splendors

Jacksonville’s gold deposits were discovered in the 1850s, and the town’s past still glitters today, literally. The famed Jacksonville Inn was actually built out of sandstone that had specks of gold in it.

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