Part of the fun of travel is discovering nuggets of history not taught in school. In 1735 early settlers of Georgia built Fort Frederica on St. Simons Island to protect Georgia and the Colonies to the north against the Spaniards who were already established in Florida. The fort was heavily supplied by the British crown. Six years later more than 3,000 Spanish troops landed in 52 vessels and were defeated by the British troops. Thus, Georgia remained a British Colony….