A Winter City

A Winter City (HM265G)

Location: Jekyll Island, GA 31527 Glynn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 3.524', W 81° 25.172'

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Under the original
landscape plan, 50 plots of land were laid out around the Clubhouse in a very community-oriented fashion. However, not all of the members chose to build their own cottages on these plots.

Over the years a thriving community of cottages and service buildings developed in the 240 acres we now know as the Historic Landmark District. At the peak of the Club's activity in the 1920s nearly 120 buildings, mostly service-oriented, were scattered around the area within the fence you see at the east end of Pier Road.

As the Club's membership increased, so did the need for additional buildings. The map you see here was compiled in the 1960s and represents nearly all of the buildings that existed during the Club Era.

Dining Hall

Built around 1900, the kitchen was separate and located to the rear of the dining hall.

Albert "Bill" Law, Club Foreman from the 1910s - 1930s rang the Farm Bell every day at noon calling in all the laborers to the Dining Hall for their midday meal. The Farm Bell was located on the east side of the Bookkeeper's Cottage.

Chauffeur's Dorm
Constructed in 1905, this building used as housing for employees of Club members.

Panel funded by a donation from the Friends of Historic Jekyll

Island, Inc.
HM NumberHM265G
Placed ByJekyll Island Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 459973 N 3436186
Decimal Degrees31.05873333, -81.41953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 3.524', W 81° 25.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 3' 31.44" N, 81° 25' 10.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)912
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17 Pier Rd, Jekyll Island GA 31527, US
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