Fort Frederica National Monument Recruiting Soldiers
Contact: Jon Burpee, 912-638-3639
The National Park Service at Fort Frederica National Monument is pleased to announce the expansion of it Volunteer-In-Parks (VIP) program. The goal is to provide more visitor services and allow the National Park Service to accomplish a higher level of preservation and interpretation of the historic site.
The park is looking for a few dedicated volunteers to portray soldiers of Alexander Heron’s Company of the 42nd Regiment – the British redcoats who served on
According to Chief Ranger Kim Coons, “We are excited to get these programs started in earnest. Fort Frederica has such a unique story. We’re just looking for a few good people to help us tell it.”
An informational meeting will be held at 7 pm on Saturday October 25th at Fort Frederica National Monument. Reservations are requested. Please call Jon Burpee at 912-638-3639.
Did You Know?
After Frederica's regiment was disbanded in 1749, some of its veterans joined the Independent Company of South Carolina. During the French and Indian War, these men took part in battles at Fort Necessity and Fort Loudoun. Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia