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By Patricia Barefoot

wealthy in heritage, natural world, and gorgeous coastal landscapes, Georgia's Cumberland Island draws many an island vacationer and nature lover. The island's well-preserved marshes, tidal creeks, and dune fields supply this hidden oasis with an extraordinary ordinary attraction. the realm can be domestic to a wide selection of animal species, together with loggerhead turtles, bob cats, manatees, and alligators, simply to identify a couple of. although Cumberland is better recognized for being the nation's biggest desert island, its history-dating again to the sixteenth century-also incorporates a interval of use as a undertaking via the Franciscans. between its old websites are the great ruins of Dungeness, the home outfitted by means of the Carnegie kinfolk throughout the latter a part of the nineteenth century, in addition to the romantic Greyfield lodge. This pictorial historical past of Cumberland Island illustrates the folk, areas, and occasions that experience formed the area's cultural and typical historical past. The island's infrequent solitude and wonder, that have resulted from conservation and maintenance efforts within the sector, are captured during this conscientiously targeted booklet for all fanatics of nature and historical past to take pleasure in. notwithstanding the island allows in basic terms very restricted human site visitors, those pictures permit the reader to understand the Cumberland landscape-laced with wild animals, pirate coves, English forts, and an African-American "settlement"-from afar.

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