Fort Frederica National Monument, Saint Simons Island

4.6
#1 of 11 in Historic Sites in Golden Isles of Georgia
At Fort Frederica National Monument, learn how the British troops stopped the Spanish forces' attempt to capture the state and the rest of the South in a small but significant battle. The archaeological remnants of the seaside fort and surrounding town have been preserved, but much of the area’s history is still being discovered. Watch a film about the events at the fort in the visitor center before checking out the fort's well-preserved magazine and barracks. Drink machines and restrooms are available, and parking is free. Plan your Fort Frederica National Monument visit and explore what else you can see and do in Saint Simons Island using our Saint Simons Island vacation maker tool .
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  • Well the trees the view it’s more about the beauty of it than the fort itself. Not much left. But it’s free and won’t take much time.  more »
  • A small portion of the original fort, a few cannons, and some other structures still standing. Most structures were cannibalized by the locals for building homes after the fort closed. The pine logs o...  more »
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  • Wonderful national monument. Beautiful drive in and spectacular views with the trees and the water. Nice tucked away location. Fun place. Good information and wonderful staff. There was a blacksmith on site in period clothing. Can see alot with just a little bit of time
  • Beautiful area where the village once stood, with street signs where the streets used to be, ruins of the fort and houses, live oaks with hanging moss and great view up and down river. There are signs where individual houses stood explaining who lived there. Great archaeological site!

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