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?
The first lighthouse built on St. Simons Island in 1810, was constructed from material scavenged from Fort Frederica. Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia