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Pages: 31. Chapters: Effigy Mounds National Monument, Fort King
George, Grand Lake St. Marys State Park, Tobyhanna State Park, Red
Hills State Park, Gathland State Park, Beaver Creek State Park,
Camano Island State Park, Independence Dam State Park, Tatra
National Park, Slovakia, Gorumara National Park, Mohican State
Park, Tar Hollow State Park, Watters Smith Memorial State Park,
Mount Kenya National Park, Nelson Kennedy Ledges State Park,
Whitewater Memorial State Park, Cueva del Guacharo National Park,
Shikotsu-T ya National Park, Ferne Clyffe State Park, John Bryan
State Park, Anastasia State Park, J shin'etsu K gen National Park,
Carley State Park, Big Foot Beach State Park, Lake White State
Park, Mermet Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, Mamiri Forest
Reserve, Mount Gilead State Park, Pike Lake State Park, Portage
Lakes State Park. Excerpt: Fort King George was a fort located in
the U.S. state of Georgia. The fort was built in 1721 along the
Altamaha River, and served as the southernmost outpost of the
British Empire in the Americas until 1727. The fort was constructed
in, what was considered at that time, the colony of South Carolina,
but territory later settled as Georgia. It was to be one of many
forts intended to precipitate frontier settlements that would
expand Great Britain's southern border at the Savannah River to the
Altamaha River. The fort was located many days away from the next
closest British town, Beaufort, South Carolina to the north. It was
built at a time when Great Britain, France, and Spain were all
engaged in a heated imperial competition to control the Southeast,
especially the Savannah-Altamaha River region. On the surface, Fort
King George seemed a colossal failure in its objective to expand
the British empire. In all, 140 officers and soldiers died during
their stay there, mostly from diseases such as dyse...
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