Jekyll Island has been a heralded golf destination since 1898, when members of the Jekyll Island Club created the Island's first golf course. In the decades that have followed, Jekyll island has maintained its reputation are one of the premiere golfing destinations in the nation, attracting acclaimed golf course designers such as Walter Travis and Joe Lee, among others.
In 1886, Jekyll Island was purchased to become an exclusive winter retreat for America's most elite families, known as the Jekyll Island Club. For more than half a century, the nation's leading families, including the Rockefellers, Morgans, Pulitzers, and Goulds came to Jekyll Island "to secure an escape.
Southern charm meets coastal whimsy to set the ideal backdrop for a fairytale wedding on Jekyll Island. From the live oaks draped in Spanish moss to the dazzling seaside sunsets and picturesque historic venues, the Island is the perfect place to say "I Do."
Public invited to discover “On the Wild Side” in an engaging series of evening presentations.
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Feb. 12, 2014 – The Jekyll Island Authority is proud to announce an exciting new program presented by the Georgia Sea Turtle Center designed to engage the public on wildlife and conservation issues. A highly visual and [...]
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Article by Yank Moore, Conservation Technician
Jekyll Island Authority
Wood ducks are often considered one of the most stunning waterfowl that inhabits our coastal waters. They are a medium sized perching duck, with the males showing an ornate chestnut and green iridescent pattern on nearly every feather. [...]