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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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More Things to Do in Jekyll Island

Jekyll Museum & Visitor Center

They have a nice 15 minute film of the island history and also a unique museum that has a lot of artifacts and mural pictures of old times. The museum tour takes maybe 1/2 hour or so to see. It is...
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BruceDunning
Jun 08, 2011

Trolley Rides

This is one way for people to see the homes and get a ride. It costs $28 for this mode of transport, and may be for the less able tourists. They ride/drive you around the island, and apparently can...
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BruceDunning
Jun 08, 2011

Faith Church

This church was erected as a monument to those wealthy families that came, and needed to go to church. It was built in 1904, and two stained glass windows are the works of Louis Tiffany, and only one...
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BruceDunning
Jun 08, 2011

Jeykll Island Club Hotel

This hotel was completed in 1888, and initially was used for the 53 club members and family. Over the next 40 years most of the families built their own homes, and the hotel was used for guests. Club...
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BruceDunning
Jun 08, 2011

Tour Jekyll Homes

There is a great tour of about 1 1/2 hours to tour 2 to 3 homes inside and describe the history of the island and the wealth that came here to hunt in the winter and enjoy peaceful life. I believe it...
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BruceDunning
Jun 08, 2011

Kayaking the Coast

When we came to Jekyll Island, we wanted a good way to explore the natural areas of this beautiful place. We found the perfect way to do this is by kayak. My sister had kayaked before, but my mom and...
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soundsgoodtome
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Jekyll has had a sea turtle monitoring program since 1972 but this center, which is dedicated to marine turtle rehabilitation, research and education, opened only in 2007. I never realized how many...
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rexvaughan
Mar 01, 2010

jekyll island wharf

the jekyll island wharf was where the members of the jekyll island club moored their yachts. j.p. morgan's yacht was so long that he had to anchor it in the bay and take small boats ashore. today the...
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doug48
Feb 14, 2010

faith chapel

located on old plantation road next to the jekyll island club is faith chapel. this chapel served the religious needs of the members of the jekyll island club. this chapel has beautiful tiffany...
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doug48
Jul 31, 2007

crane cottage

the crane cottage was built for richard crane in 1917. this 8000 square foot italian renaissance style home is the largest "cottage" in the club complex. richard crane was the founder of the r.t....
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doug48
Jul 29, 2007

jekyll island club

located in the heart of the historic district is the jekyll island club. the jekyll island club was designed by chicago architect charles alexander and was completed in 1888. the original club house...
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doug48
Jul 29, 2007

Historical District

If you want to spend the cash on a guided tour - it's up to you. I prefer to walk the streets in a self-guided tour and stroll from shop to shop. The tour-books you can get for free at the welcome...
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Staciajc
May 24, 2007

Jekyll Island Clubhouse

The 'Clubhouse' of the old time millionaires is visible from the ICW (photo 2). It is now a luxury hotel. Thirty-three of the original buildings still stand.I have not been on any tours of the island,...
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grandmaR
May 24, 2007

Birding

Jekyll Island has three sites on the Colonial Coast Birding Trail. More than 300 species of birds (75 percent of the total species of birds seen in Georgia) have been seen along the birding trail. The...
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grandmaR
May 24, 2007

Top Hotels in Jekyll Island

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371 Riverview Drive, , Georgia, 31527, United States
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60 S. Beachview Drive, , Georgia, 31527, United States
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1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, Georgia, 31527, United States
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Top 5 Jekyll Island Writers

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"Great little island!"
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BruceDunning

"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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