2010 Archeology Festival - May 22nd
Contact: Ellen Strojan, 912-638-3639
Superintendent Mary Beth Wester is pleased to welcome visitors to a community archaeology festival at
The festival is in conjunction with the state of
Archaeology has occurred at the site since the very earliest days of the National Park Service’s stewardship. It has provided amazing details about the lifestyles of Frederica’s residents. According to park Superintendent Mary Beth Wester, “Archaeology is one of the main ways the National Park Service has learned about Frederica’s past. It provides with an opportunity to reach into the past and touch our colonial history.”
For more information, contact the park visitor center at (912) 638-3639.
Did You Know?
During colonial times, Frederica was a fortified town as well as a fort. When Frederica's military was disbanded, its civilians left as well, causing the town's decline. Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia