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.Read More
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Slavery was originally prohibited in the colony of Georgia. In 1749, Georgia's Trustees legalized slavery. Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia