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Jekyll Island

  Description:  Once private island for super-rich only.  JP Morgan, Rockefeller family, Goodyear Cottage, Crane Cottage & Club House open to public
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How to find: 
Address:
375 Riverview Dr
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Parent Organization:
State Park Authority, Jekyll Island Authority
Contacts
Phone 912 635-2119
URL
NPS
http://www.cr.nps.gov/goldcres/sites/jekyll.htm
Jekyll Island
http://www.jekyllisland.com/what/historic_district.html
Hours:
Dates  (Museum) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Mem Day-Lab Day 8:30-4:30 8:30-4:30 8:30-4:30 8:30-4:30 8:30-4:30 8:30-4:30 8:30-4:30
Lab Day-Nov 15, Mar 1-Mem Day 9:30 - 4 9:30 - 4 9:30 - 4 9:30 - 4 9:30 - 4 9:30 - 4 9:30 - 4
Nov 16-Feb 28 9:30-3 9:30-3 9:30-3 9:30-3 9:30-3 9:30-3 9:30-3
Season Closed Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
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As of APR 2007
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Groups

Tram tours daily
(per NPS Site)
6-18 $5
under 6 free
   $7    
Jekyll Island site lists these tram tour fees for 2007 (some tours are higher) 6-12 $7   $15    
Special Fees: Closed Christmas, NY Day
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Once a summer playground for the richest families in America, Jekyll Island is now part of a seacoast resort area.  The 100 acre historic district contains 33 original buildings and a visitor center in what was once the stables, with a video of the area's history.  There are tram tours and self guided or guided walking tours available.  The Clubhouse is now a hotel.
Big Events: Suggested Stay: tram tour is 1 hours
Period 1886-1942 Type of Site Town
Buildings: 10 mansions ("cottages") from the Jekyll Island club era, ruins of 1742 tabby house, outbuildings
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
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Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Jekyll Island Campground 1197 Riverview Dr
Jekyll Island GA  31527
912 635-3021

Bed & Breakfast

 
Bed & Breakfast Open Gates PO Box 1526
Darien GA 31305
912 437-6985
Brunswick Manor 825 Egmont St
Brunswick GA 31520
912 265-6889
Little St Simons Island Ltd PO Box 21078
St Simons Island, GA 31522
912 638-7472
McKinnon House 1001 Egmont St
Brunswick GA 31520
912 261-9100
Rose Manor Guest House 1108 Richmond St
Brunswick GA 31520
912 267-6369
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Jekyll Inn, Villas By The Sea
Jekyll Island Club Hotel 371 Riverview Drive
Jekyll Island GA 31527
 
Beachview Club 721 N Beachview Dr
Jekyll Island GA 31527
912 635-2256
Clarion Resort Buccaneer 85 S Beachview
Jekyll Island GA 31527
912 635-2261
Comfort Inn Island Suites 711 N Beachview
Jekyll Island GA 31527
912 635-2211
Jekyll Island-Days Inn Oceanfront Resort 60 S Beachview Dr
Jekyll Island GA 31527
 
Holiday Inn Jekyll Island-Oceanside, Ga 200 S Beachview Dr
Jekyll Island GA 31527
 
Ramada Inn 150 S Beachview Dr
Jekyll Island GA 31527
912 635-2111
Quality Inn & Suites 700 N Beachview Dr
Jekyll Island GA 31527
 
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Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Brunswick and  the Golden Isles Visitors Bureau   http://www.bgivb.com/
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Learn More About It:

On the Web Description URL/E-mail
Jekyll Island Foundation   http://www.jekyllislandfoundation.org/
National Park Service   http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/geo-flor/15.htm
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01/09/2010

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