Things to do in St. Simons, Georgia

About St. Simons, Georgia

Popular resort along Georgia's southeast coast, St. Simons is both a city and an island.

St. Simons, Georgia history

Evidence of long term occupation by Indians is present throughout St. Simons, mostly in the form of shell middens. James Oglethorpe built Fort St. Simons and Fort Frederica on the island in 1736. In 1742 major battles in the War of Jenkin's Ear were fought here, most notibly the Battle of Bloody Marsh.

Interesting things to do in St. Simons, Georgia
Christ Church (Christ Episcopal Church)
Historic church near Fort Frederica

Fort Frederica
Brick and tabby fort on the southeast coast of Georgia, built to defend the colonies against Spain

St. Simons Lighthouse
One of five remaining lighthouses of Georgia's Coast

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