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Safeguarding Jekyll

Conserve. Preserve. Educate.

A place as unique as Jekyll Island relies on the vision of insightful people and organizations to keep its history, natural beauty and character alive and well through changing and challenging times.  The Jekyll Island Foundation is proud to be counted among those dedicated to the welfare of a truly extraordinary Island.

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Our Initiatives
The Jekyll Island Club members created an exclusive gilded era island retreat for family and friends on this barrier island. Those empire builders shaped our nation’s future, now step into their past. Enjoy a guided Landmark Tour of the entire 240-acre historic district includes entry into two cottages and Faith Chapel. PLUS: Admission to Mosaic Gallery is included with Landmark Tour tickets! 🎟Plan your trip:
#ThrowbackThursday -- William Rockefeller was a prominent member of the Jekyll Island Club during the Club Era in the late 1800s.
The JIF Board is proud to be
Sunday funday the Jekyll Island way.
With the continued the restoration and improvement of Hollybourne Cottage, there is now tabby paving in place and it restores the carriage drive, also referred to as the “welcoming arms.” Now Hollybourne Cottage is connected to the road system in the Historic District and no longer appears to be the Cottage isolated in a lawn. The carriage drive and the walkways mimic the original shell-paved drive and foot paths.Read about more of the improvements:
When you purchase a bench to celebrate or remember a loved one, you can choose its placement from serene locations around Jekyll Island including the Beach Village, along the bike paths, or in the Historic District.Learn more:
#MotivationMonday --
#ThrowbackThursday -- When Tallu Fish retired as curator of the Jekyll Island Museum in 1969, The Brunswick News declared that her vision in founding the Jekyll Island Museum was more important to the state of Georgia than even the founding of the Jekyll Island Club.
#DidYouKnow -- In 2014, the historic Skeet House was disassembled and moved to its current location where it was preserved and made accessible to guests within the Jekyll Island Historic District.
Jekyll Island offers a serene escape for the entire family. Did you enjoy the solitude with your loved ones this weekend?
Enjoy exclusive privileges when you join the Jekyll Island Foundation as a Member!Learn more about Memberships:
Horton Pond provides space for people to enjoy nature, to improve habitat value for wildlife, and to increase educational opportunities. Have you visited yet this summer?
#MotivationMonday -- “I believe the world is in-comprehensively beautiful, an endless prospect of magic and wonder” - Ansel Adams
Rolling down the beach in style 😎 •••• #throwbackthursday #tbt #jekyllisland #jekyllislandfoundation #goldenisles #exploregeorgia #preserve #conserve #educate
#ThrowbackThursday -- Can you name this building? Hint: Its name connotes the carefree experience The Club members anticipated on Jekyll Island.
The Jekyll Island Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is devoted to raising funds for the conservation, preservation and educational initiatives on and for Jekyll Island. Learn more:
Mosaic’s interactive exhibits serve as a gateway for visitors, inviting them to explore the cultural and natural history of Jekyll Island. Have you visited the newly renovated museum yet?
Georgia Sea Turtle Center, in the business of making smiles.
Jekyll Island was a much different place when people first settled on this island. Archaeological and paleo-ecological research tells the story of Jekyll’s past—how people lived on the island, interacting with plants and animals. Foundation donors have a unique opportunity to help us discover the unknowns of Jekyll Island’s deep history so that we can learn from this wealth of cultural and natural heritage. Learn more about how you can donate:
As you shop Prime Days be sure to shop with our AmazonSmile link and Amazon will donate to Jekyll Island Foundation:
#ThrowbackThursday -- In 1886, Munsey’s Magazine called Jekyll Island “the richest, the most exclusive, the most inaccessible club in the world...”
As you travel to and fro Jekyll Island this summer be sure to keep an eye out for turtles crossing over the causeway! Only stop when safe to do so. #TurtleTuesday
Prime Day is a two-day parade of epic deals and it's coming soon! You can make a difference while you shop Prime Day deals on July 15 & 16. Shop with our link and AmazonSmile donates to Jekyll Island Foundation:
The new Jekyll Island museum allows curators to display artifacts from the island’s fascinating history, including Louis Vuitton luggage belonging to a family from the turn-of-the-century club Era.
Wishing you and yours a #Happy4thOfJuly! Will you be joining us as part of your celebration? 🇺🇲


We’re Looking for a Few Good Shots.

Dear Foundation Friends,

When you visit Jekyll Island, it’s almost impossible NOT to take great pictures. You probably have a few on your smart phone of yourself with Jekyll’s pristine beauty or historic buildings in the background. If this is indeed the case, why not share? Post them to facebook and instagram using #JekyllIslandFoundation. Chances are you’ll see them here, and help us make even more friends!


Dion Davis
Executive Director

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Jekyll Island Foundation

P.O. Box 13002, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone: (912) 635-4100