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Brewery Ruins Horton-duBignon House duBignon Cemetery

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Don't miss this part of the island

My wife and I actually met a lady that is descendant of the duBignon family and she explained some... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Jay W
Magnificent Serenity

I absolutely love this place. Serenity, history and beauty. We were there early on a Sunday... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
southernroamers
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Carrollton, Georgia
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Oct 14, 2018
“Don't miss this part of the island”
Sep 20, 2018
“Magnificent Serenity”
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

My wife and I actually met a lady that is descendant of the duBignon family and she explained some fascinating history about this place. You should always stop to talk with people and explore places you have never been, you just might learn something interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jay W
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I absolutely love this place. Serenity, history and beauty. We were there early on a Sunday evening a few weeks ago and it was such a quiet, peaceful, fascinating place with so much history. The scenery was absolute beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank southernroamers
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I would recommend looking up the family on your smart phone and researching them and why they came here. Its interesting history when you start looking and digging deeper.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank KevinJexplore98
Reviewed 29 November 2017

All of the ruins and history is so interesting. Everything that we did was fun and we learned a lot about the island and the people that used to visit and live there.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank stacygouldin
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A small family cemetery with a beautiful view. If you visit the Horton House it's right across the street.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

A beautiful peaceful spot to visit. Reading the history of the founding of Jekyl Island and the duBignon family takes you back to the beginning. Their final resting place is so pretty overlooking the side river. the trees and the Spanish moss are breathtaking. If...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Marcelle B
Reviewed 30 April 2017

It is across from the Horton House so an easy add on. Lovely scenic view of the river and small cemetery. Excellent info to read on this family who built a small empire and then sold it to the founders of the Club.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This burying ground contains the bodies of several members of the du Bignon family, descendants of Le Sieur Christophe Poulain de la Houssaye du Bignon, native of Saint-Malo in Brittany, one of four Frenchmen, former residents of Sapelo Island, who purchased Jekyll Island in 1791....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JeffBreedlove
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