Cumberland Island National Seashore Museum, St. Marys

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St Marys is the gateway to Cumberland Island, Georgia's largest and southernmost barrier island. Here pristine maritime forests, undeveloped beaches and wide marshes whisper the stories of both man and nature. Natives, missionaries, enslaved African Americans and Wealthy Industrialists all walked here. Cumberland Island is also home to over 9,800 acres of Congressionally designated Wilderness.
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  • We booked our ferry and tour before arriving at St. Marys. I was really impressed with the amount of history given to us by our tour guide. We stopped at several points of interest including Plum Orch...  more »
  • Due to our pet and time constraints, were were unable to take the guided tours available but we did take the second ferry to the island. We did the smaller loop through Dungeness Ruins to the beach. M...  more »
  • Went for a ranger talk on the Cumberland island marshes. Had a great time and learned a lot. Look forward to going back
  • If you love history and beauty of this unique Island you will not miss this trip. They do have a hotel on the island. Of course, you can only get to the Island Inn hotel by ferry. Cumberland Island has the wild horses, many many different kinds of birds of prey, the beautiful sea grasses and a multitude of small animals. Well worth the trip

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