Jekyll Island Mosaic MuseumJekyll Island, GA, United States Jekyll Island Mosaic MuseumJekyll Island, GA, United States

Pistols & Privateers

By Jekyll Island Authority (other events)

2 Dates Through Jul 30, 2022

Take a ride back in history on one of Mosaic’s iconic trolleys to Horton House to meet one of Jekyll’s most memorable characters, Christophe DuBignon. Guests will experience the colonial history of Jekyll Island and the tales of du Bignon’s life as a privateer for King Louis XVI and the trials he went through as he created a new life for his family on Jekyll Island.  This experience includes a guided visit Horton House and the adjacent cemetery and garden. Guests will conclude the experience with a period weapons firing demonstration and a ride back to the Mosaic with naration and music from that era.  Light refreshments will be provided.  This activity will take about 90 minutes andwill include loud noises and walking and standing outside for about 30-40 minutes.

Mailing Address

100 Stable Rd Jekyll Island, GA 31527