Frederica Folkways: The Life of a Soldier on May 16th
Contact: Kim Coons, 912-638-3639
Superintendent Mary Beth Wester is pleased to announce the details of an upcoming program designed to highlight the history of this British fort and town. On Saturday, May 16, at 2:00 p.m., a program entitled “The Life of a Soldier,” will feature a special tour of the town and fort of Frederica. A National Park Ranger will lead visitors to the special places where soldiers did their duties and lived. Visitors will learn of the difficult life of a soldier and the toilsome work of defending the British colony of
The soldiers of the 42nd Regiment of Foot were stationed at
The tour includes interactive activities and a musket firing.
Admission fees will be charged for this program.
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