National Public Lands Day, September 29, 2007
Contact: Kim Coons, 912-638-3639
On September 29, 2007, from 9 am until 5 pm, entrance fees will be waived at Fort Frederica National Monument as part of National Public Lands Day. National Park Service sites like Fort Frederica National Monument preserve important aspects of our heritage. To celebrate the incredibly diverse public lands in the United States, the National Park Service invites visitors to come experience this heritage first-hand. If you haven’t visited Fort Frederica National Monument lately come learn about the colonial history in your own backyard. Fort Frederica is located at 6515 Frederica Road on
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?
Many of the British soldiers ran away from the Spanish at the "Battle of Bloody Marsh". Only seven Spanish soldiers died in that battle, so it wasn't that "bloody". Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia