We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Not much to see, but an important part of the Island's history

It's really just an overview of a marsh, but once you understand the history and the strategy... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Eddie B
Interesting stop

Saw this on our map and decided to take a quick detour. It's a small place but it was very... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
vinfan29
,
Ocala, Florida
Read all 98 reviews
12
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
18°
Nov
14°
Dec
13°
Jan
Contact
St. Simons Island, Saint Simons Island, GA
Website
+1 912-638-5341
Call
Reviews (98)
Filter reviews
98 results
Traveller rating
27
36
28
5
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
27
36
28
5
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fort frederica worth a quick stop lots of history georgia history golden isles battle monument victory imagination island soldiers colony simons
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 98 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

or so it seemed. it's kind of off the beaten path and not that easily located. i visit every time i'm on the island. it made that much an impression on me as a kid. the idea of beating back the british attack and gaining...More

Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 14 October 2018

It's really just an overview of a marsh, but once you understand the history and the strategy Oglethorpe utilized to defeat the Spanish, i takes on new meaning.

Thank Eddie B
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Saw this on our map and decided to take a quick detour. It's a small place but it was very interesting to read about what happened there. There are printed information boards and a monument that explains the battle in pretty good detail.

Thank vinfan29
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very interesting, lots of history given. You'll do a lot of walking, be sure to have water with you, you'll need it.

Thank MartiJM
Reviewed 22 August 2018

this stop off demere rd is a small place just has a plack there which use to tell a short story about the battle that took place there only need 10 minutes there

Thank bobbydis40
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to this location not knowing we were there on the anniversary of the date of the battle and we were there at the time it started. The wind picked up and blew for about 20 minutes pretty strong and then...More

Thank KevinJexplore98
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The marshes in the golden isles are spectacular! The history of the Bloody Marsh is so interesting...you will enjoy it.

Thank tamwarnerminton
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The Battle of Bloody Marsh wasn’t called that when it happened. The battle pitted the Scottish Highlands Militia against Spanish troops. The victory literally ended the Northern expansion by Spain into the Americas

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I loved that this park was in honor of the battle. I like history so I enjoyed reading about the history.

Thank pamic0
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It might not seem like much now but, the battle that took place here in 1742, ended Spain’s claim to Georgia (and north). The Spanish troops outnumbered the British defenders. But the British stood their ground and were victorious.

2  Thank TwoT0Travel
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Home2 Suites by Hilton St. Simons Island
251 reviews
.35 km away
Hampton Inn St. Simons Island
718 reviews
.39 km away
Best Western Plus St. Simons
206 reviews
1.52 km away
Holiday Inn Express St. Simons Island
86 reviews
1.56 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 113 nearby restaurants
Southern Soul Barbeque
2,344 reviews
.22 km away
Nazzaro's Italian Cuisine
370 reviews
.47 km away
Fuse, Fresh Frozen Yogurt
130 reviews
.41 km away
Sandy Bottom Bagels
68 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 109 nearby attractions
Weber's Growler Factory
14 reviews
.43 km away
Glynn Visual Arts
12 reviews
1.36 km away
Get Your Muse On!
6 reviews
1.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Bbqman3341
18 September 2015|
Answer
Response from Lexa1899 |
The actual site is unknown but it would have been no more than 3 miles from Fort Frederica. The monument is a full 8 miles from the fort. The park rangers at the fort are a good resource about the battle if you get the... More
0
Votes