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To authorize an exchange of land at Fort Frederica National Monument, and for other purposes

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

To authorize an exchange of land at Fort Frederica National Monument, and for other purposes

report (to accompany H.R. 1113) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- Georgia,
  • Public lands -- Georgia,
  • Fort Frederica National Monument (Ga.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 108-201
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14535404M
    OCLC/WorldCa52809067

    Overall, Fort Frederica was a significant defensive point from which the British confirmed their rule over Georgia. Today, what is left of Fort Frederica is part of the National Parks network. Visitors can view a film about the site, go on a self-guided tour of the fort and of . To authorize an exchange of land at Fort Frederica National Monument, and for other purposes: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of .

    Visiting Fort Frederica National Monument reminded me that learning history in school was never as much fun as walking around this site. Fort Frederica is a small acre unit in back of St. Simons Island in southern Georgia. After driving on a causeway, past restaurants, high-end gated communities, and stables of pampered horses, I arrive at a historic sign explaining the. The British colony of Georgia was founded in part to act as a buffer zone between South Carolina and the Spanish territory of Florida. Fort Frederica was built on St. Simons Island as a military installation, but it also became a lively commercial center. Under founder James Oglethorpe, the settlement furthered a social agenda that advocated for penal reform and the abolition of slavery.

    This land (which we call Georgia today) was the epicenter of a centuries-old imperial conflict between Spain and Britain. Fort Frederica was established in by James Oglethorpe to protect the southern boundary of his new colony of Georgia. Colonists from England, Scotland, and the Germanic states came to Frederica to support this endeavor. Centuries old conflict decided on St. Simons Island. Georgia's fate was decided in 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 archeological remnants of Frederica are protected by the National Park Service.


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To authorize an exchange of land at Fort Frederica National Monument, and for other purposes by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[United States.]. National Park Service Logo National Park Service. Search. This Site All NPS. Visit the Bloody Marsh Unit of Fort Frederica National Monument Plan a Field Trip to Fort Frederica. Last updated: Ap Contact the Park. Mailing Address: Fort Frederica National Monument Frederica Rd.

Simons Island, GA Phone: () Contact Us. H.R. To adjust the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes. Track H.R. Call or Write Congress React to this bill with an emoji. Fort Frederica on St.

Simons Island served as the British military headquarters in colonial America. During its heyday, from toGeneral James Oglethorpe's town and fort played a pivotal role in the struggle for empire between the competing interests of England and Spain. This clash of cultures pitted British redcoats, the Highland Independent Company of Foot, and coastal rangers.

South Georgia’s Coastal National Park. On this trip we visited Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simon’s Island, near Brunswick, Georgia. Fort Frederica is one of Georgia’s 11 National Park Service operated sites.

It is here that the Spanish and English armies clashed in. Fort Frederica National Monument, St. Simons Island, GA. 3, likes talking about this 16, were here.

The official Facebook page of Fort Frederica National Monument/5(83). History of Fort Frederica. At the beginning of the 18 th century, the land between Spanish colony of Florida and British colony of South Carolina was referred to as "Debatable Land." What is today’s Georgia was contested by the British and the Spanish.

In James Oglethorpe established the Georgian colony as a settlement for poor debtors, and immigrants from Scotland and England. Frederica remained a flourishing town for another 10 years, but the end of the site's use for military purposes also spelled an end to the community as well.

Most of the surviving structures were destroyed by fire in The site is now preserved at Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica National Monument Visitors to St. Simons Island today love this pristine destination for its many sandy beaches, beautiful marshlands, and small-town island feel.

Between the natural beauty, entertainment and atmosphere, St. Simons Island has made a name for itself as a place that promises enchanting encounters, rest and relaxation.

Parke ang Fort Frederica National Monument sa Tinipong Bansa. Nahimutang ni sa kondado sa Glynn County ug estado sa Georgia, sa habagatan-sidlakang bahin sa nasod, km sa habagatan sa Washington, D.C.

3 metros ibabaw sa dagat kahaboga ang nahimutangan sa Fort Frederica National Monument. Ang Fort Frederica National Monument nahimutang sa pulo sa Saint Simons Island ang Estado: Georgia. Fort Frederica National Monument is located on Saint Simon’s Island, just off Route It’s just under hours from both Savannah and Jacksonville.

For any American history lover, Fort Frederica National Monument is a fascinating spot. It plays an important role in. As a military installation, the Anglo-Spanish clash and ultimate British victory shaped the geography and composition of North America.

The artifacts and other objects at the fort tell this unique story. Fort Frederica National Monument, a unit of the National Park System, is located at Frederica Rd. on St.

Simon’s Island, Georgia. To authorize the exchange of land between the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of Central Intelligence at the George Washington Memorial Parkway in McLean, Virginia, and for other purposes: report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). During Frederica’s time, it was the Yamacraw, a group of Creeks.

Were the English the first to live here. No, Spanish Missionaries and Gualdalquini Indians lived here prior to the British. Why is the fort on this side of the island.

It was very easy to defend the fort, situated on a bend in the Frederica River. Were the trees here at. Fort Frederica National Monument, on St. Simons Island, Georgia, preserves the archaeological remnants of a fort and town built by James Oglethorpe between and to protect the southern boundary of the British colony of Georgia from Spanish raids.

It marked, in history, the last stand of the Spanish in present-day Georgia. Today Fort Frederica holds little more than ruins on St. Simons Island along the Georgia coast. But you can get a feel for 18th century life there during a living history presentation at Fort.

The two largest and most influential were Fort Frederica's Historic Site Report inand "The Fort at Frederica". "The Fort at Frederica" is a summary and interpretation of the archeological work done on Frederica's fortifications in the s. There were several versions or publications of this work, the final edition is here.

PARK FILM. Fort Frederica: History Uncovered, a minute film about both the town and the actual fort at Frederica, plays every half hour. The first half of the film deals with the founding of Frederica by James Oglethorpe, his soldiers, and an assortment of British and Scottish families.Fort Fredrica National Monument.

the land lying between British South Carolina and Spanish Florida was known as the debatable land. This land (today's Georgia) was the epicenter of a centuries-old imperial conflict between Spain and Britain. Fort Frederica was established in by James Oglethorpe to protect the southern boundary of his.With a fort completed for protection, another 44 men and 72 women colonists arrived on March 16th, choosing life in Frederica over Savannah.

Surrounding the fort were forty acres of cleared land, a former Indian corn field. Upon this land the town of Frederica was laid out and constructed.