Fees Waived for Veterans on Veterans Day
Contact: Kim Coons, 912-638-3639
On Saturday, November 11, 2006, all U.S. veterans, members of the U.S. armed forces, and their families will be admitted free-of-charge on Veterans Day to Fort Frederica National Monument and all public lands managed by the Department of Interior and Department of Agriculture.
This is a small way to honor all veterans, past and present, and to encourage visitation to our nation’s diverse public lands.
For further information contact Kim Coons at 912-638-3639.
Admission Fees: For those who are not veterans, the charge for adults (age 16+) is $3.00 per person. Children under age 16 are free. Fort Frederica, National Parks, Golden passes are valid for admission to the park and its events at all times.
Background: Fort Frederica National Monument is one of America’s national parks. Established in 1936 and dedicated in 1947, the park preserves the incredibly rich archaeological remains of one of Great Britain’s strongest forts in the colony of Georgia. It was on
Did You Know?
In colonial times, the British government could make Georgia's residents take in British soldiers as their non-paying guest. This practice was called "quartering". Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia