3. Dungeness, Cumberland Island

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Photograph by Patrick Heagney
Photograph by Patrick Heagney

The 18-mile island’s crown jewel was once Dungeness, a 59-room mansion built by the Carnegie family in 1884. Fire destroyed the home in 1959, but you can still visit and see wild horses grazing among the ruins.

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This article originally appeared in our May 2015 issue.

 

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