Cumberland Island

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Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service , [Washington]
Cumberland Island National Seashore
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14181972M

In SeptemberCumberland Island blasted onto the national news scene when it was revealed that John Kennedy, Jr., and Carolyn Bessette were married on the island in the First African Baptist Church―a simple one-room frame structure with eight handmade pews/5(60).

The tone of the book seemed unbiased and it confirmed details I have read in other nonfiction about Cumberland Island. My favorite part was about the Carnegies living on the island, because it was such an escape to read about the wealth and leisure of the robber barons in the s/5.

Cumberland Island is home to pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes that whisper the stories of both man and nature.

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Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island offers a rustic getaway with over 50 miles of trails and roads, as. The Lands and Legacies Tour is a motorized tour to the north end of Cumberland Island starting at the Sea Camp Ranger Station. Visitors get to see both cultural and natural landmarks, including the remains of Robert Stafford’s plantation and cemetery, Plum Orchard Mansion, Cumberland Wharf, the Settlement, and First African Baptist Church.

Cumberland Island is home to several bug species that can be a nuisance.

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Biting midges or no-see'ums can be severe during the comfortable spring and fall weather; mosquitoes, mites, and ticks can increase the number during the summer.

Consider insect repellent an essential item when camping on Cumberland Island. I live inland of Cumberland Island in St Marys, GA. Our little town is referred to as the gateway to Cumberland Island, GA proudly. I purchased this book by Carol Ruckdeschel out of deep curiosity about the natural history and deep respect for the work the Author has dedicated herself to studying, compiling and recording for us.5/5(8).

On car-free Cumberland Island, Georgia's largest barrier isle, the wide, natural beaches invite swimming, fishing, bird watching and quiet strolls.

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Hop the ferry for a day on the unpopulated sands or stay for stargazing at site Sea Camp, which connects to the beach via boardwalk.

Discover the best of Cumberland Island. Welcome to Georgia’s largest barrier island and one of the most spectacular natural habitats in the Northern Hemisphere. The greatest and most lasting value of the Island is its ability to change us.

It is a place of transformation. It is this intangible feature that seems to be the most important benefit which Cumberland Island has for its.