• The archeological remains of Fort Frederica

    Fort Frederica

    National Monument Georgia

Centuries old conflict decided on St. Simons Island.

Georgia's fate was decided in 1742 when Spanish and British forces clashed on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica's troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia's future as a British colony. Today, the archeological remnants of Frederica are protected by the National Park Service.

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John Wesley

Two of the founders of Methodism, Charles and John Wesley, preached at colonial Frederica. Today Epworth By The Sea, a Methodist center, is located on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia