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
Did You Know?
Many of the British soldiers ran away from the Spanish at the "Battle of Bloody Marsh". Only seven Spanish soldiers died in that battle, so it wasn't that "bloody". Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia