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Fort Frederica National Monument

6515 Frederica Rd, St Simons, GA 31522, USA


Fort Frederica National Monument, on St. Simons Island, Georgia, preserves the archaeological remnants of a fort and town built by James Oglethorpe between 1736 and 1748 to protect the southern boundary of the British colony of Georgia from Spanish raids. About 630 British troops were stationed at the fort.

Location of Fort Frederica National Monument