• 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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Salzburger man carrying a child

Frederica's first residents came from England, Scotland, Germany, Swizerland, as well as Creek Indians of the Yamacraw tribe. Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia