Historic Markers Across Georgia

Fort Saint Simons

Marker ID: WPA/DAC 
Location: On Ocean Blvd near 8th St, Saint Simons Island, GA
County: Glynn
Coordinates: N 31° 08.135    W 081° 23.277
  31.13558333    -81.38795
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM6R0D
Fort Saint Simons Marker
Photo by ChapterhouseInc


Was erected on this site in 1736 by British Forces
under Oglethorpe. During the Spanish invasion of 1742
the English abandoned this fort which the Spaniards
then occupied as their headquarters.

W.P.A. D.A.C. 1936

Fort Saint Simons
Photo by Mike Stroud