• The archeological remains of Fort Frederica

    Fort Frederica

    National Monument Georgia

Program on Robert Abbott, Civil Rights Advocate, February 28th, 2009

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Date: February 24, 2009
Contact: Cynda Carpenter, 912-638-3639

Superintendent Mary Beth Wester is pleased to announce the details of an upcoming program in honor of African-American History Month. On Saturday, February 28th, 2009 at 2:00pm, join a park ranger to learn about the fascinating life of Robert Abbott, who was one of the foremost Civil Rights leaders of the early 20th century.

Robert Abbott dedicated a stone monument in honor of his father and two aunts on the grounds of what was to become Fort Frederica National Monument. Learn about his struggles as an early Civil Rights advocate and his connection to Fort Frederica.

Regular park admission fees apply for this program. Admission Fees: Adults (age 16+) are $3.00 per person. Children under age 16 are free. Fort Frederica, Interagency Passes, Senior Pass and Access passes are valid for admission to the park and its events.

Fort Frederica National Monument is located at 6515 Frederica Road on St. Simons Island, Georgia.  For more information contact the visitor center at (912) 638-3639.

Did You Know?

soldier of the 42nd regiment of foot

Frederica's soldiers manned posts along the coast of Georgia including forts at Darien and on Cumberland Island. Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia