Executive Director Welcome Feb 2018 – Jekyll Island Foundation

From Our Executive Director


It’s February and the month of love. After running our #LOVEJekyllIsland photo contest in the fall, we heard and saw how many of you LOVE Jekyll Island. How exciting! And here are the results…

Each photo shared, each heartfelt testimony penned, were so special. Thank you for opening your hearts, your legacies, your family times, and your contining desire for ambassadorship of this special place. We feel the same way, which is why we work so hard to accomplish our mission.


We heard your desire to get involved in our efforts to Conserve, Preserve, and Educate, and we’ve answered with our new member’s program. Check it out!

With memberships starting as low ae $35, everyone can join!

MOSAIC moving full-steam ahead

The Trolley Tours and Museum Gift Shop have been relocated to the Infirmary (previously the bookstore), selective demolition begins this month, construction is set to launch in March, with an open date of first quarter 2019! Keep an eye out for our next newsletter – more ways to get involved!


Horton House to Horton Pond Trail Extension

Due to its popularity, we’re extending the Horton Pond Tupelo Trail! The proposed route, a historic road dating back presumably to the period when the Horton House was an occupied plantation, will physically connect two of Jekyll’s historical and natural points of interest.

Hollybourne Cottage Lintel Repair

Hollybourne Cottage lintels (support structures) over the door and window openings have rusted, expanded, and then cracked the tabby walls, causing the exterior walls to become structurally unstable.  Your gift will assist with repair and preservation.


Assist the Georgia Sea Turtles Center in their efforts to help protect Jekyll terrapins.

Contact Us

Jekyll Island Foundation

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


Looking to contact the Jekyll Island Authority? Please click here.