Cumberland Island National Seashore Historical Study Louis Torres

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Cumberland Island National Seashore Historical Study  by  Louis Torres

Cumberland Island National Seashore Historical Study by Louis Torres
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This is a very concise and thorough history of Cumberland Island prior to it becoming a national seashore. It is very well researched and footnoted- it will perhaps be a lot more information than many would want or need, but nevertheless itsMoreThis is a very concise and thorough history of Cumberland Island prior to it becoming a national seashore.

It is very well researched and footnoted- it will perhaps be a lot more information than many would want or need, but nevertheless its available if you wish it. Chapters include: the Spanish Occupation with much info about the missions and the conversion efforts of the Church- the English Occupation with the forts, General Oglethope, Barrimacke, Grays gang, the early land grants, and the Revolution and War of 1812- The Greenes and Dungeness, the Millers, Robert Stafford and his plantation and slavery, and the civil war- and the Carnegies and their creation of the huge Carnegie estates.

Other chapters discuss the north end, High Point and Half Moon Bluff the Settlement, and the First African Baptist Church, the cemeteries and the lighthouses. Illustrated with maps and both black and white and color pictures.



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