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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1800/00/00 Katharine Littlefield Greene Katharine Littlefield Greene moves to the Dungeness mansion.
1881/11/17 Thomas M Carnegie Owner Thomas Carnegie buys Dungeness, a 4,000-acre plantation on Cumberland Island, Georgia, for $35,000. The property includes a burned out residence, orange and olive groves, gardens, several cottages and outbuildings.

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Particulars for Dungeness Historic District:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Cultural Affiliation American
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Cemetery
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Owner Federal
Physiographic feature Forest
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Historic Use Outdoor recreation
Architectural Style Queen Anne
Architectural Style Shingle style
Historic Use Single dwelling
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 13th February 1984

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Dungeness Historic District
Registry Address: Address Restricted
Registry Number: 84000920
Resource Type: District
Theme Group: Cumberland Island National Seashore MRA
Owner: Federal
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Queen anne, Shingle style
Area in Acres: 206
Contributing Buildings: 13
Contributing Sites: 22
Contributing Structures: 5
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Seashore
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Landscape architecture, Historic and non-aboriginal, Entertainment-recreation, Architecture, Agriculture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Funerary, Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Outdoor recreation, Cemetery, Single dwelling, Forest
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape, Work in progress
Current Sub-Function: Park Multiple dwelling

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