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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Things To Do

Find out what activities, programs, and special events are being offered at Fort Frederica.

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Bloody Marsh Marker

Bloody Marsh Unit

Visit the Bloody Marsh Unit of Fort Frederica National Monument.

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Plan a Field Trip

We are currently a Fee Free park. No educational fee waiver is neccessary. Please call for a reservation.

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Preview Park Film

"Fort Frederica: History Uncovered". The story of Frederica's past and the archeology that uncovered it. Trailer provided by Marc & Doris Cramer.

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Support Fort Frederica National Monument by purchasing items in our bookstore run by the Fort Frederica Association.

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sample Frederica's artifacts

See a Sampling of Frederica's Artifacts

Explore the actual objects used by the soldiers and townsfolk of Frederica.

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