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Fort Frederica National Monument

Off Frederica Rd. just past Christ Episcopal Church, St. Simons Island, Saint Simons Island, GA
+1 912-638-3639
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Fort Frederica National Monument preserves a bit of early coastal GA history. It was established... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mnhicks55
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Greensboro, North Carolina
Quick trip to see the monument

It was a day before the island was packing up for Hurricane Irma, so we had to run through. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fitnessinharmony
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Cumming, Georgia
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This beautiful park was the site of one of the first British colonies.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Off Frederica Rd. just past Christ Episcopal Church, St. Simons Island, Saint Simons Island, GA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fort Frederica National Monument preserves a bit of early coastal GA history. It was established by General Oglethorpe from England was was used to protect the southern boundry. Today, the archelogical ruins of the fort are protected by the Natonal Park Service.It is free to...More

Thank mnhicks55
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a day before the island was packing up for Hurricane Irma, so we had to run through. It was interesting, and kind of just a nice walk, but not really worth going out of your way for. There's really nothing to see...everything's just...More

Thank fitnessinharmony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mother Nature will definitely take back all she gave to humans if given enough time. Interesting to see so far back into Americas past where a whole community once lived.

Thank Mustangsally1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take a break from the beach and check this out. It would've been great to have seen some of the building still standing or reconstructed, but it was still a great visit and we learned a lot. And it's a national park, so...More

Thank NewPal_TravelFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice walk about the grounds plenty of history to take in. They have a movie you can watch before you go out, lots of history!! Also this is a no cost park, a rare find!!

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sunset with interesting touch of history. Beautiful area for a nice walk, shopping, and in our case nice sunset.

Thank Jimmy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you visit this place it is amazing the history you learn. We as a nation don't really know our history anymore and these monuments and parks are here to help us learn. Great place to visit.

Thank Patti A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happened to come when a national park ranger lead a tour. Ellen,I think, was great and very knowledgeable about the fort and history of the island. Though there aren't a lot of standing structures left--the excavations have revealed a town outline that is very similar...More

Thank vsc2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit, lots of information about the archealogical finds. Nice walk through the area. Enjoyed the various posted info signs to help identify the fort and town. Nice little video provides the history of the fort and town. Went during the middle of the week....More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

You view the actual places and it just feels like you are stepping back in time. The Rangers that were there were w wealth of knowledge.

Thank mskelleyTulsa
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