Musket Firing at Bloody Marsh: March 28th, 2009 at 2:00pm
Contact: Jon Burpee, 912-638-3639
Fort Frederica Superintendent Mary Beth Wester is pleased to announce the details of an upcoming living history program at the Battle of Bloody Marsh site on
On Saturday, March 28th, at 2:00 p.m., a program entitled “The Battle of Bloody Marsh,” will feature a British soldier telling the story of the battle and the effects it had upon the soldiers and Frederica. This 35-minute living history program also includes a musket firing demonstration. The program will take place at the Battle of Bloody Marsh unit of the park located on Demere Road. There is no admission fee for this program.
For further information about this event and the expanding number of programs at Fort Frederica National Monument visitors may contact the park Visitor Center 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