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Jekyll Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Captain Clarks Cottage

Jekyll Island Museum

 
 
Captain Clarks Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
1. Captain Clarks Cottage Marker
Inscription.  
Loyalty & Untiring Devotion
James Clark was Captain of boats for the Jekyll Island Club. Over his 40 year tenure he saw many changes that shaped his life. People relied upon him and his launch to transport them and their supplies to and around Brunswick during this time.

Clark met and married Minnie Schuppan, head housekeeper for the Club. Because the couple was held in high esteem by the Club, they were provided with a new house in 1900, which was conveniently located directly behind the Clubhouse. The home was located in the parking lot adjacent to you, indicated by the brick outline.
 
Erected by Jekyll Island Museum and the Friends of Historic Jekyll Island.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 31° 3.796′ N, 81° 25.387′ W. Marker is in Jekyll Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Old Plantation Road and Stable Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 381 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island GA 31527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Captain Clarks Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
2. Captain Clarks Cottage Marker
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Villa Ospo (here, next to this marker); Taking Care of Family (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Solterra Dove Cote (about 500 feet away); Villa Marianna (about 600 feet away); The Active Life (about 700 feet away); Preserving the Legacy (about 800 feet away); Plantation Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cherokee Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jekyll Island.
 
Jekyll Island Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
3. Jekyll Island Historic District
Jekyll Island Launch image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
4. Jekyll Island Launch
Captain Clark’s Cottage, 1900 (<i><small>Demolished 1944) </small> </i> image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
5. Captain Clark’s Cottage, 1900 (Demolished 1944)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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