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Cherokee, 1904, Jekyll Island

Cherokee was built for Jekyll Island Club member Dr. George Frederick Shrady between 1903-1904. Dr. Shrady was one of President Ulysses S. Grant’s last physicians. It was later owned by Dr. Walter Belknap James. One of the most beautifully proportioned cottages in the Millionaire’s Village, it is now a property of the Jekyll Island Club Resort.

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Commissary, Circa 1900, Jekyll Island

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Staff Dining Hall, Jekyll Island

Built  in the early 1900s, this is now home to Gypsea Glass.

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Bookkeeper’s Cottage, Circa 1900, Jekyll Island

Also known as Stephen’s Cottage, this small house was built for the Club bookkeeper. Julius A. Falk served as the bookkeeper and assistant treasurer in 1897 and lived here year-round. He served as Assistant Superintendent, managing the affairs of the Club in the absence of Ernest Gilbert Grob. It’s presently home to the Cottage Gift Gallery.

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Chauffeur’s Dorm, 1905, Jekyll Island

This structure housed chauffeurs and other personal employees of Jekyll Island Club members.

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Boat Engineer’s Cottage, 1916, Jekyll Island

Built for John Courier, the boat engineer, this cottage was also home to other families associated with service to the Jekyll Island Club. Christian Nielsen, the Club carpenter, is also known to have lived here. It presently houses Something For Everyone, a gift shop.

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Pump House, Circa 1925, Jekyll Island

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