Jekyll Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Transcontinental Call
Erected 1965 by Dixie Chapter Telephone Pioneers of America.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list.
Location. 31° 3.471′ N, 81° 25.341′ W. Marker is in Jekyll Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Riverview Dr., on the right when traveling north. Across the lawn, South of Jekyll Island Clubhouse and across the street east of the Jekyll Island Club wharf parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jekyll Island GA 31527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking The Sans Souci (within shouting distance of this marker); The Clubhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jekyll Island Club Wharf (about 300 feet away); Fairbank Cottage Site (about 400 feet away); Men of Means (about 400 feet away); Evolution of Elegance (about 400 feet away); All Work and No Play (about 400 feet away); Morgan Tennis Court (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jekyll Island.
Also see . . . Glynn County GA. First Transcontinental Telephone Call (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,426 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4. submitted on April 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.