Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Island Passages: An Illustrated History of Jekyll Island, Georgia” as Want to Read:
Island Passages: An Illustrated History of Jekyll Island, Georgia
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Island Passages: An Illustrated History of Jekyll Island, Georgia

by
4.50  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Although it is among the smallest of Georgia's Golden Isles, Jekyll Island boasts a depth of history rivaling that of its larger neighbors. The island embraces two National Historic Landmarks, a listing reserved for the nation's most significant treasures. More than fifty archaeological sites have been excavated on Jekyll; others remain unexplored, including an Indian buri ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published June 1st 2016 by University of Georgia Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Island Passages, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Island Passages

Community Reviews

Showing 1-23
4.50  · 
Rating details
 ·  8 ratings  ·  4 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Stephen Roger Powers
Nov 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
A nicely detailed and beautifully designed book that exhaustively documents the history of Jekyll Island. Sometimes the information might seem too in-depth for a reader with only a casual interest in the island, but I especially enjoyed the small historical vignettes here and there that enrich the island’s history with humor, like the story about Horton dancing above the Wesley twins’ sleeping quarters. The chapter about Jekyll ghosts is a nice closing chapter too.
Marylou
I am a sucker for photography books. This one is about an island I had never heard of: Jekyll in Georgia. The author presents a very comprehensive background of the island; its history along with some stunning photographs. I enjoyed reading through this, although I must confess that compared to Greek islands I wasn't that impressed with the beach photos (hey what can I say I miss home! lol)


Tara
Jun 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
I was originally drawn to this book by the beautiful cover. Loving anything nature and or water oriented I wanted to at least give this book a look through. I had never heard of Jekyll Island, in Georgia prior to look at this book, but I can now say that I want to visit it. The pictures are absolutely breath taking and the history is interesting. I can see readers simply enjoying the pictures because it is a pretty long book.
John Shaw
Jun 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is breathtaking
It is a gorgeous
photographic
exploration of
on of the most beautiful places
I have ever book
Coastal Georgia.
Filled with a detailed
look at the rich history of
Jekyll Island
in addition to the
stunning photoghaphs
Virginia Rumbley
rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2017
Georgiana Preston
rated it it was amazing
Mar 16, 2017
Leah Coker
rated it it was amazing
Jul 15, 2016
Peggy Keithcart
rated it it was amazing
Nov 02, 2016
Jennifer
marked it as to-read
Jun 20, 2016
University of Georgia Press
is currently reading it
Jun 27, 2016
Brent
is currently reading it
Jun 28, 2016
Mandy
is currently reading it
Sep 02, 2016
Linda Robertson
is currently reading it
Dec 31, 2016
Jason Oliver
marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2017
Ben
marked it as to-read
Jul 15, 2017
Donna
marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2017
Mike
added it
May 28, 2018
Dawn  Green
marked it as to-read
Nov 11, 2018
Jolene Connelly
marked it as to-read
Dec 24, 2018
Taif Ahmed
marked it as to-read
Feb 02, 2019
Dawn
marked it as to-read
Apr 07, 2019
Josh
marked it as to-read
May 20, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »