After completing our second round of tours through the 2019 Southern Living Idea House, we donated proceeds from ticket sales to our very own Main Street Society in Amelia Island.


Happy Holidays from Crane Island and the 2019 Southern Living Idea House! Earlier this month, Crane Island wrapped up the tour season for the 2019 Southern Living Idea House with a bang. Thank you to the more than 15,000 guests who paid us a visit since we opened our doors in June, with a portion […]

Happy Holidays from Crane Island and the 2019 Southern Living Idea House!

Sean McCarthy, Songwriter Sean McCarthy knows the sounds of Fernandina Beach like the back of his hand. After spending decades building his career as a respected recording artist and singer/songwriter in Nashville with several national credits to boot, Sean felt a calling to return to his childhood hometown. Back on Amelia Island, he continues to […]

Sean McCarthy – Sarah’s Island

Meet Andrew Reid Formerly an apprentice under his grandfather and father, Andrew now owns and operates Reid Classics in Dothan, Alabama. While times have changed since the workshop first opened its doors 80 years ago, the quality and craftsmanship of the Reid tradition have been carefully passed down through the generations, still offering an elaborate […]

Andrew Reid – Reid Classics

Kick Off Event Southern Living is coming to Crane Island Friday, November 16th marked an important milestone in the history of Crane Island. We unveiled an important project we have been working on for the past several months. In late August, we were selected to be the 2019 National Idea House for Southern Living Magazine.  The past […]

The 2019 Southern Living Idea House – Kick Off Event

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