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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott
"Wander through Bonaventure Cemetery one of Savannah’s most beloved landmarks to revel in its beauty and tranquility. Join your devoted and very knowledgeable guide Shannon Scott or his proteges Dawn Martin & Alyssa Terrell for an insider’s view into the intriguing past of the historic cemetery and its departed inhabitants.On this 2-2.5 hour tour hear stories dating back to the mid-18th century from the days of the Bonaventure Plantation tales of the cemetery’s opening in 1846 to the present day. Hear about famed figures that have made their mark on Savannah’s history such as:Lyricist Johnny Mercer Underground cool poet Conrad Aiken Maritime hero Josiah Tatt
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Bonaventure Cemetery Tours
"Bonaventure Cemetery Tours - Stories EternalOscar Wilde called it ""Incomparable."" John Berendt gave it to the world in the pages of ""Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil."" Through 250 years few cemeteries have touched the hearts and minds of artists and people as has Bonaventure. Saying the name to a Savannahian is like speaking of their fondest friend. Let us guide you through her 100+ acres and reveal things that simply can't be understood or experienced by simply going there on your own. Like a great dinner party a part of Bonaventure's ritual is having a local make your acquaintance to all of the interesting characters but before introducing you
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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott
"Wander through Bonaventure Cemetery one of Savannah’s most beloved landmarks to revel in its beauty and tranquility. Join your devoted and very knowledgeable guide Shannon Scott or his proteges Dawn Martin & Alyssa Terrell for an insider’s view into the intriguing past of the historic cemetery and its departed inhabitants.On this 2-2.5 hour tour hear stories dating back to the mid-18th century from the days of the Bonaventure Plantation tales of the cemetery’s opening in 1846 to the present day. Hear about famed figures that have made their mark on Savannah’s history such as:Lyricist Johnny Mercer Underground cool poet Conrad Aiken Maritime hero Josiah Tatt
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Sidney Lanier Bridge

If you come to Jekyll from or through Brunswick you will come across this beautiful bridge, the Sidney Lanier, the south end of which is just at the entrance to the causeway to the island. Lanier was...
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rexvaughan
Mar 01, 2010

The Marshes of Glynn

Sidney Lanier was a native of Macon, Georgia in the 19th Century and an accomplished artist of many facets but he is probably most remembered for his poem, "The Marshes of Glynn." Jekyll Island is in...
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rexvaughan
Feb 28, 2010

Why I come back

I come to Jekyll every year in the early summer - before it gets too hot. This year will be trip number 15 for me. I love it. The light brown sand and the orange sunrise can not be beat. Georgia is my...
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Staciajc
May 24, 2007

Former Millionaire's Playground

Jekyll Island was bought for $125K by millionaires including Frank Henry Goodyear, the Goulds, J.P. Morgan, Joseph Pulizer and William Rockefeller in 1886. They called themselves the Jekyll Island...
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grandmaR
May 24, 2007

Coastal Georgia

Jekyll Island is the last place on the ICW to dock before you get to the Saint Mary's River and Florida. It seems to be a combination of a luxury resort (It originally was a as a winter retreat for...
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grandmaR
May 24, 2007

Brunswick Stew

There's a controversy as to whether the REAL Brunswick Stew comes from Brunswick GA or from Brunswick County VA.I've had Brunswick Stew as a side dish in Edenton NC which I assume was the Virginia...
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grandmaR
Jan 12, 2007
 
 
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Beach access

The beach access ramps here are the best we have seen. Very wide and smooth enough for wheelchairs, and yes there is handicap access to the beach and wheelchairs are able to go right on the sand. The...
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tpangelinan
Feb 25, 2004

Jekyll Island Visitor Center

Be sure to check out the visitors center on the causeway road to the island. You will find all kinds of this to do on the island there, and there is plenty to do here. The people are very nice and...
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tpangelinan
Feb 25, 2004

Live oaks and Spanish moss

The island is rich in vegetation and one of its most attractive features is live oak trees festooned with Spanish moss which is neither Spanish nor moss but which adds an eerie beauty to the setting. ...
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rexvaughan
Mar 01, 2010

Island for a fee!

To get on the island you must pay a toll of $3.00, not a big deal, just wanted to prepare you. It is so worth it, even if just for a few hours of exploring. Have Fun!
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tpangelinan
Feb 23, 2004

St. Simon Island Lighthouse

Go to the north end of the island, park and walk through the woods 50ft and on to the beach, hang a left and head up the beach, look over to the north toward St Simon Island for the lighthouse.
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Feb 23, 2004

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"Great little island!"
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"BAck in Old Time Luxury"
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"Jekyll Island"
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"jekyll island"
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"The Island called Jekyll"
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