St. Simon Lighthouse, 1815, replaced many times, 1st one was a harbor light then a coastal light replace it. Located on the southern point of St Simons Island it marked the entrance to St Simons Sound. The lighthouse board raised the status in 1857 by installing a 3rd order lens. Civil war destroyed it. In 1870 work on the new one was started and completed in 1872 and lit in Sept. It can be seen for 16 miles and is still working to date.
Museum is open Monday - Saturday
10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday 1:30PM - 5:00PM
st. simons island is known for it's beautiful six mile beach. there are several public beach accesses and a number of ocean front hotels on st. simons island.
located on the grounds of christ church is the christ church cemetery. located in this cemetery are the graves of many of st. simons early settlers.
located near fort frederica is christ church. this episcopal chuch was built in 1884 on the site of wesley methodist church. the original church was destroyed during the civil war.
pictured is the only remaining building in the fortified town of frederica. this tabby building was the british barracks.