This unique cottage is one of the first built during the Jekyll Club Era and like Horton House, from and age before, it is built of tabby. The Maurice family were attached to Jekyll. There at the beginning and fighting to the bitter end to maintain control of their home. Jekyll Sandpiper renters who get the chance to tour this home will learn how a bridge builder influenced the architecture of his home.

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Hollybourne - The Bridge Builders Cottage
Hollybourne Cottage - Jekyll Island Historic District
Hollybourne Cottage The Maurice family built Hollybourne in 1890, making it one of the first privately-owned homes of the Club era. And the Maurices were the last family to leave, after having lost their home to the state. Charles Stewart Maurice was a bridge builder, so he incorporated some bridge-building techniques in the house.

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