Surprisingly Social St. Simons

Our time on St. Simons Island has been surprisingly social.  When we signed on at Fort Frederica a year ago, we never dreamed we would spend so much time socializing while on the island.  More people visited us on St. Simons that at all of our previous parks combined! First, Mom and Dad rented a …

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Kindergartners Are Hard to Herd

Tom and I love to talk to school groups.  At Chickamauga and Kings Mountain, we had lots of 4th graders who visited to learn more about state history.  Here at Fort Frederica we give presentations to middle school students frequently.  But the last couple of weeks we worked with a new age group:  Kindergartners.  About …

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Colonial Day at Fort Frederica

On Saturday, March 25, we celebrated the 281st anniversary of the founding of Fort Frederica with a Colonial Day Celebration.  Tom and I participated in the Colonial Day by being part of the living history team demonstrating and interacting with folks. Tom was part of the Heron Company in Oglethorpe’s 42nd Regiment of Foot.  Six …

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Annotated Bulletin for Easter

The last two Sundays, Palm Sunday and Easter, Wesley UMC offered us an annotated bulletin.  Bulletins are paper sheets or folders that allow you to follow the order of worship.  The annotated bulletin has a column to the side that explains the various parts of worship to people who are unfamiliar with the service.  At …

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