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St. Marys in Camden County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle for Georgia

Fort Frederica National Monument

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, November 19, 2017
1. Battle for Georgia Marker
Inscription.  Georgia’s fate was decided in 1742 when Spanish and British forces clashed on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica’s troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia’s future as a British colony. Today, the National Park Service manages Fort Frederica National Monument as a fee free site open to the public.

Visitors can see the archaeological remnants and explore the stories of Frederica’s past at the Visitor Center and by walking the fort and town site. Ranger-led tours, historic weapons demonstrations, award winning living history activities and Junior Ranger programs bring these stories to life. Visit www.nps.gov/FOFR for more information.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 30° 45.231′ N, 81° 38.999′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Georgia, in Camden County. Marker can be reached from St. Marys Road (at milepost 1) east of Interstate 95, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the Georgia Visitor Information Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 St Marys Rd, Saint Marys GA 31558, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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By Brandon D Cross, November 19, 2017
2. Battle for Georgia Marker
are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 4.3 miles away in Florida); USS George Bancroft (approx. 4.8 miles away); Tabby Sugar Works of John Houston McIntosh (approx. 5.1 miles away); City of St. Marys (approx. 6.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Spanish Occupation of Georgia (approx. 6.4 miles away); George Washington Oak Tree Site (approx. 6.4 miles away); Washington Pump & Oak (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Frederica National Monument. National Park Service (Submitted on January 3, 2018.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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