Jekyll Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Transcontinental Call
Erected 1965 by Dixie Chapter Telephone Pioneers of America.
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. Touch for map. Across the lawn, South of Jekyll Island Clubhouse and across the street east of the Jekyll Island Club wharf parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Jekyll Island GA 31527, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jekyll Island Club Wharf ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Men of Means ( about 400 feet away); Evolution of Elegance ( about 400 feet away); The Skeet House ( about 700 feet away); Up In Smoke ( approx. 0.2 M.E. Thompson and the Purchase of Jekyll Island ( approx. 0.2 miles away); The Active Life ( approx. ¼ mile away); Taking Care of Family ( approx. 0.3 miles 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.)
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