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Good History Lesson

Made several stops in Darien over the years but never went to FKG. Made it a point to go this time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JRT07
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Blacksburg, Virginia
First British Fort in Georgia

This site is part of the Georgia State Park System and is a re-creation of the first British fort... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CyndyandByron
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Made several stops in Darien over the years but never went to FKG. Made it a point to go this time with a party of 7. Started off with the movie (only way to go) and then spend lots of time wandering the exhibits and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is part of the Georgia State Park System and is a re-creation of the first British fort in Georgia, named for King George. Two especially interesting facts that do not seem to be discussed very often are included in this museum. First of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to imagine what it was like as a rugged Scotsman to be posted to this hot, humid and mosquito-ravaged stretch of the Georgia coast where everything would have seemed hostile and unforgiving. Great site with very good interpretive staff offering insights into this remote...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort King George is a state park maintained by the state of Georgia. The site is on the National Register of Historic places. There is a small visitors center with a film on the history of the fort, a small cemetery, and some remnants of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Excellent and well researched recreation of an important part of Georgia history. Great reenactors and friendly helpful staff. Grounds are beautiful if history not your thing.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019

Well-interpreted historic site on the salt marsh in Darien, Georgia. Brimming with interesting historic details. Great for kids to learn history where it happened.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

There is a great deal of historic activities in the area and this stop should be part of the visit. We first saw the fort when we were fishing but we all were interested after the trip to visit the fort and we are all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Flatimer
Reviewed March 19, 2019

The state did its best, but it had little to work with, since the original fort and outbuildings have long disappeared. So it did its best to reconstruct the fort, which was small. Some original headstones in the cemetery remain, and the visitor center makes...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

We decided to go explore this fort and state park! Boy did we have a fantastic and educational day! We happened to visit on a weekend when a battle was being staged. The volunteers were extremely knowledgeable and so very nice! We had an awesome...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert B
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

But made for a quiet de version after nearly too much beer and oysters at Skippers across the road. They do a good job of re enforcing how important this frontier outpost had been as the colony was being established. Sadly there is not much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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I did not see any dogs there. I doubt it. Call and find out for sure.
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