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  1. Juneteenth: Where to honor the end of slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | CNN

    ... visitors about a complicated period of American history, the road to emancipation. Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia. The National Park Service started "Lands and Legacies" tours of this protected area in 2011, taking visitors on a rugged ...

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  2. Juneteenth: Where to honor end of U.S. slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | CNN

    ... visitors about a complicated period of American history, the road to emancipation. Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia. The National Park Service started "Lands and Legacies" tours of this protected area in 2011, taking visitors on a rugged ...

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  3. Three species in three spots -Cumberland Island, GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... barrier island and only accessible via boat. The isle also is home to the 36,416-acre Cumberland Island National Seashore that includes 9,800 acres of federally mandated wilderness area. A population of wild horses roams Cumberland, and the ruins of ...

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  4. Historic Orange Hall - St. Marys, GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A lot of folks pass by the building at 311 Osborne Street in St. Marys, Georgia each year. For the most part they are headed to the town's waterfront and the docks of the National Park Service to catch the ferry to the Cumberland Island National Seashore .

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  5. Mark Woods: Mom's spirit lives on in her granddaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... when Mia was 12, I tried to continue the tradition. I planned a family camping trip to Cumberland Island National Seashore. I had wanted to do some grand adventure out West, but I couldn't figure out how to fit it into a crowded summer schedule. I ...

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  6. Mark Woods: You don't have to go far to 'Find Your Park'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... half dozen pieces of the National Park System within a short drive (and, in the case of Cumberland Island National Seashore, a 45-minute ferry ride.) The park service's nomenclature creates some confusion. The National Park System includes 407 ...

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  7. We all lose if drilling comes to Georgia's coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... live-bottom reefs off the southeastern United States , lies not far from Sapelo Island. Cumberland Island National Seashore and federally managed Blackbeard , Wolf , and Wassaw islands also provide critical refuge for protected species. Our coast ...

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  8. County to be featured in 'adventu-rally' seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Corridor came in ninth with specific mentions of the Geechee Kunda Museum and the Cumberland Island National Seashore. Other sites on the list included the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the National Civil Rights Museum in ...

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  9. Water taxi service between Fernandina, St. Marys under discussion againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | St. Augustine Record

    ... would connect Northeast Florida's Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve to Georgia's Cumberland Island National Seashore, which has its own water taxi service out of St. Marys. The service would also close the state line gap in the Greenway. The ...

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  10. St. Marys to observe 200th anniversary of its battle in War of 1812Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... event will include living history vignettes as well as remarks from Navy officials and Cumberland Island National Seashore Superintendent Gary Ingram. The commemoration ceremony, to be held adjacent to Oak Grove Cemetery, at the corner of St. Marys ...

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  11. Kingston reflects on Congress yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Effingham Herald

    ... the pond building program for our farmers, the Sidney Lanier Bridge, expanding access to Cumberland Island National Seashore, the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport and the Southeast Poultry Lab in Athens to better training, ...

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  12. After 8-month delay, St. Marys plans February vote on seismic air gun testing for oil in AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... begin as early 2017. Nutter said he doesn't want to see oil rigs off the beaches of Cumberland Island National Seashore. He asked the council to vote on the proclamation that is similar to the one passed Dec. 2 in Fernandina Beach. Twenty-five other ... 7 comments

  13. After 8-month delay, St. Marys plans February vote on seismic air gun testing for oil in AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... begin as early 2017. Nutter said he doesn't want to see oil rigs off the beaches of Cumberland Island National Seashore. He asked the council to vote on the proclamation that is similar to the one passed Dec. 2 in Fernandina Beach. Twenty-five other ... 7 comments

  14. New economic impact study of Ocmulgee River Corridor to support...Read the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... tool." The Ocmulgee National Monument and Georgia's other national park sites, like Cumberland Island National Seashore and Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, together attracted more than seven million visitors from around the world in ...

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  15. First right whale of season spotted off Cumberland Island with calf, Georgia DNR saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Commission survey plane spotted the right whale mother and her new calf 16 miles off Cumberland Island National Seashore, the DNR said in a release. The whale, cataloged as No. 2145, is 24 years old and has been documented with five calves, the most ...

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  16. National Parks Propose Standardizing Entrance FeesRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Gulf Islands National Seashore

    The National Park Service has established a new nationwide entrance fee rate structure, with a goal for all parks to implement the new rates by 2017. Other Group 2 parks include Canaveral National Seashore in Florida, Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia, and Padre Island National Seashore in Texas.

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