Fort Frederica National Monument


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Fort Frederica National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Fort Frederica National Monument

Address:6515 Frederica Rd
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

Phone:912-638-3639
Fax:912-634-5357
Web: www.nps.gov/fofr/
Size: 241 acres.
Established: Authorized on May 26, 1936.
Location:On Saint Simons Island, 12 miles from Brunswick, Georgia, accessible via US 17 and the Brunswick-Saint Simons (F.J. Torras) Causeway. Bloody Marsh Battle Site, a detached unit of the park, is 6 miles south of Frederica.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Guided tour.
Special Features:General James E. Oglethorpe built this British town and fort in 1736-1748 during the Anglo-Spanish struggle for control of what is now the southeastern United States. Fort Frederica's troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia's future as a British colony.

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