Jekyll Island Historic District
In the Historic District of Jekyll, you can explore the newly renovated cottages of famous historians such as Vanderbilt, Oglethorpe, and Rockefeller.
The Crane Cottage was built for Richard T. Crane Jr., whose father founded the toilet company. It was in this cottage that the Federal Reserve System was crafted by John. D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan and other members of the Jekyll Island Club.
Located in the heart of this district is the famous Jekyll Island Club Hotel. It was in this building that telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell started the first transcontinental phone call between Jekyll Island, Washington D.C., New York City and San Francisco.