Fort Frederica Barracks, 1742, St. Simons Island

 

The entry tower is all that remains of the barracks, which were built to house 100 men. The building took the form of square with rooms surrounding an open parade.

The walls were made of tabby one foot thick. During the campaign of 1742, the barracks served as both hospital and quarters for Spanish prisoners of war.

National Register of Historic Places

 

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  1. Pingback: Fort Frederica Barracks, 1742 | Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

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