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Cumberland Island : footsteps in time

Author: S M G Doster; Benjamin Galland
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Cumberland Island is the southernmost and largest barrier island on the Georgia coast, with a history that predates the arrival of Western civilization in the Americas. Currently, it has few full-time residents, but its beauty brings thousands of visitors each year from around the world. Day hikers and overnight campers bask in Cumberland's tranquility and marvel at its natural treasures, walking beneath canopies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S M G Doster; Benjamin Galland
ISBN: 9780820357393 0820357391
OCLC Number: 1123233105
Description: xix, 370 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 27 cm
Contents: Tacatacuru --
San Pedro --
James Oglethorpe --
The lawless crew --
Land fever and the plantation era --
The War of 1812 and British invasion --
The monarch of Cumberland Island --
The hotel era and the settlement on the North End --
The Carnegies and the national seashore.
Responsibility: Stephen Doster ; photographs by Benjamin Galland.


Offers readers a complete history of Cumberland Island combined with stunning photography and historical images. Richly illustrated with more than 250 colour and black-and-white photographs, it is a  Read more...


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