Attractions to explore nearby Fort Frederica National Monument - With photos & details

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Attractions to explore nearby Fort Frederica National Monument

Fort Frederica National Monument6515 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.

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Gascoigne Bluff6.60 KMs away from Fort Frederica National Monument

Gascoigne Bluff is a bluff next to the Frederica River on the western side of the island of St. Simons, Georgia which was a Native American campground, the site of a Franciscan monastery named San Buenaventura, and the site of the Province of Georgia's first naval base.  This area was one of several St. Simons Island plantations owned by John Couper who lived at Cannon Point, St. Simons Island, and who donated his library of 20,000 volumes to the Library of Congress.

Saint Simons Pier9.88 KMs away from Fort Frederica National Monument

St. Simons Island is a barrier island and census-designated place located on St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia, United States.  The primary mode of travel to the island is by automobile via F.J. Torras Causeway. Malcolm McKinnon Airport serves general aviation on the island.

St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum9.91 KMs away from Fort Frederica National Monument

The St. Simons Island Light is a lighthouse on the southern tip of St. Simons Island, Georgia, United States. It guides ships into St. Simons Sound and warns of the many sandbars in the area.