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Great historic site !!

It was wonderful to see these wonderful historic buildings - great to have them so well preserved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gudrun R
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Fairhope, Alabama
Taking time out for a bit of history

On my way through Jekyll Island I took a bike ride and spent time at this beautiful property. I'm... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SPENZAC
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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375 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On my way through Jekyll Island I took a bike ride and spent time at this beautiful property. I'm so glad I did lots of amazing history.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here and walked through the Ruins and around it. Then we walked over to a near by cemetery.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rebeccalG5162HR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was wonderful to see these wonderful historic buildings - great to have them so well preserved and easy to access - a good way to show the importance of looking after historic remnants - and making them available to the public!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gudrun R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting place to visit. Lots of history. Along side the road so won’t take long to see it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kristinal804
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at the Horton House Ruins and the nearby DuBignon Cemetery during our bike ride around Jekyll Island. The ruins and cemetery are right on the roadway and the bike trail, making them very easy to access. There are several signs at the site,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 646lorit
Reviewed November 22, 2018

A family entered the ruins while we were there and the boy said, "Why are we in this old building." Being a retired teaching, I said, "Because this house was built over 250 years ago by a very important man. Look how the walls are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dotty M
Reviewed November 16, 2018

NOt much to see really. We came, we stopped, we saw and went away unmoved and I am a history bug. If you are trying to kill time, this is good for 5 minutes. Enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jim C
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is a historic stop that is absolutely beautiful. The marsh across the street with the graveyard is really special also!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FrequentTrav111
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Stopped by for about the 3rd or 4th time. Great history and awesome place for pictures. Until cooler weather gets here take the bug spray. Those little "no see ums" bite but not enough to stay away. Could not load pictures but if you go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GRANE25
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Amazing to see this structure still standing. It was nice to see the way things were built, and how they stand up to time. Worth the visit, a nice walk through history. This island is full of interesting things from our past, and you get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jay W
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