A Carnegie descendent still owns a huge home and B&B on the island and for a mere $400/night you can stay there. We didn't. :)
We did take the ferry over for the day and dear Sherpa dragged my camera case around for me.
Coleman Road - named after Lucy Carnegie whose maiden name was Coleman - think Coleman stove etc
The Carnegie's home built mid 1880's - Their summer home that is. They also built four other mansions on the island - one still standing.
Story has it the home was burned down in 1959 by poachers
There are almost 300 wild horses on the island.
The interior of the island is filled with sprawling live oak branches draped in spanish moss
Incredibly beautiful dunes taking you to the ocean.
I wish you could feel and smell that sea air - wonderful!
Ghost Crab - love the eyes.
wild horses roaming the beach
We took the ferry back to the hotel and headed out for supper.
Started with a round of oysters!
Then deep fried yams, deep fries green tomatoes, deep fried okra and deep fried mushrooms, broiled shrimp and scallops, deep fried clam strips..... and in the background there are some hush puppies - deep fried corn dough with cinnamon butter.
This food can kill ya!
But dang! It was good!
The southern hospitality was outstanding!