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Jefferson Island History

Joseph Jefferson, built a hunting lodge on Jefferson Island in 1870. He was an actor and played the part of Rip Van Winkle on stage over 4500 times. That is where the island got it's name: Rip Van Winkle Gardens on Jefferson Island.

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Book your overnight accommodations at Rip Van Winkle Gardens. Be our guest and stay in our charming Acadian cottages on Jefferson Island.

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Events

Host your special event at Rip Van Winkle Gardens, a perfect venue with both indoor and outdoor event space for your wedding or rehearsal dinner, bridal or baby shower, and corporate meetings.

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