Fort Frederica National Monument

National Park Service, Georgia.

War was imminent as James Oglethorpe established Fort Frederica in 1736, to help protect the British colonies from the Spanish in Florida. Fort Frederica illustrates the story of the War of Jenkins Ear (1739-1748) and how its British defenders fought off the Spanish Army. Today, archeology has uncovered the story of the 1,000 people that once lived here.


Directions from Torras Causeway: at end of causeway, get in left lane. Follow left lane to traffic light. Go straight at light. Follow Sea Island Road to Frederica Road. Turn left at traffic light onto Frederica Road. Follow Frederica to roundabout. Take second exit of roundabout (still on Frederica). Go approximately 1 mile. Turn left onto park entrance road. Across from Wesley United Methodist Church. For detailed directions, clink the link below.

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