Mississippian Indian Culture; Guale Indians; Spanish Contact
Spanish create first permanent European settlement at St. Augustine
First permanent English settlement at Jamestown, Va.
Oglethorpe and Trustees settle Georgia at Savannah
Land grant to Mark Carr at Midway River
Charter for town of Sunbury
St. John's Parish sends representatives to Continental Congress
Provincial government of Georgia sends George Walton, Lyman Hall and Button Gwinnett to 2nd Continental Congress
Declaration of Independence is signed by Georgia representatives
English governor flees to British East Florida
2nd Continental Congress authorizes building of fort for Sunbury's protection from British attack and invasion from the sea.
Fort Morris is site for launching three attempts at American invasion of British East Florida. All three fail.
British retake Savannah; Americans lose Georgia
Siege of Savannah by French and American troops. Fail to retake city.
British occupy Ft. Morris and the town of Sunbury using as a Prisoner of War camp
British withdraw after Yorktown, Va. Surrender
Treaty of Paris ends American Revolution
War breaks out between the United States and Britain
Ft. Defiance ordered to protect Sunbury
War of 1812 ends by Treaty of Ghent
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