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Photographer: Mike Stroud
Caption: To the Soldiers of Fort King George
Additional Description: who gave their lives in defence of
the Southern English Frontier in
America During the occupation of
this little outpost from 1721 to 1727
and were buried upon this bluff. Fort
King George, built on the low ground
200 yards east of here, was the first
English settlement in the land which
is now Georgia. More than 140 British
soldiers lost their lives in the first
planned effort to hold the Old Southeast
for English speaking people.
Submitted: August 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p32474
File Size: 0.124 Megabytes
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