Fort King George State Historic Site

Fort King George State Historic Site


Location:3 miles east of I-95 exit 49, in Darien.
Facilities:Historic buildings, museum.
Special Features:From 1721 until 1736, Fort King George was the southernmost outpost of the British Empire in North America. His Majesty's Independent Company garrisoned the fort for seven years, but after enduring hardships from disease, threats of Spanish and Indian attacks, and the harsh, unfamiliar coastal environment, they eventually abandoned it. The 18th century frontier fortification has been reconstructed from old records and drawings, and structures available for public tour include a blockhouse, officers' quarters, barracks, a guardhouse, moat, and palisades.
Address:1600 Wayne St
Darien, GA 31305

Phone:912-437-4770
Web: gastateparks.org/info/ftkinggeorge
Size: 22 acres.

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