Fort King George

Representing where Native American and European cultures met, Fort King George is the oldest English fort remaining on Georgia’s coast. Originally built in 1721, the fort was the southern outpost of the British Empire in North America. Using old records and drawings, Fort King George has been reconstructed for public tours. Structures include a blockhouse, officers’ quarters, barracks, a guardhouse, moat and palisades. Visitors can explore nature trails where three sawmills and tabby ruins are visible. A museum and film highlight the history and significance of the area and people. Families can enjoy the picnic area. Kayaks and canoes are available to rent to explore the Altamaha River. This site, located in in McIntosh County, is on the Colonial Coast Birding Trail. 

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Tuesday- Sunday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

ADMISSION: $4.50 Youth/ $7.50 Adult/ $7 Seniors/ Children 6 & under free

PHONE: 912-437-4770

ADDRESS: 302 McIntosh Road SE, Darien, GA 31305