St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Georgia Navy
Erected 2005 by Georgia Historical Society, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution, Coastal Georgia Historical Society, and the Fort Frederica National Monument. (Marker Number 63-6.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels. Georgia Historical Society, and the Sons of the American Revolution series lists.
Location. 31° 13.338′ N, 81° 23.19′ W. Marker is in St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Mimosa Drive/W. Point Road 0 miles from Frederica Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located just past the entrance to Fort Frederica National Monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Simons Island GA 31522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Bartram Trail (here, next to this marker); St. Simons Island (a few steps from this marker); Reverends John & Charles Wesley / Wesley Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederica - Military Road (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederica - Old Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wesley Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Strong Walls From Refuse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Simons Island.
Also see . . . Naval Battle of St. Simons Island. An account of the battle. (Submitted on August 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,254 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on September 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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