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To the Soldiers of Fort King George
Photographer: Mike Stroud
Taken: 2008
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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