History Comes Alive During Fort Frederica Living History Festival on St. Simons Island, Ga.

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ResortQuest St. Simons Island offers vacations packages to accommodate families attending festival.

Experience life in 1736 Georgia at the Fort Frederica Living History Festival, February 17 on St Simons Island, Ga.

The festival, which will celebrate the 271st anniversary of the founding of Frederica, will bring to life the hustling, bustling town with living history events and programs, a musket drill and firing, cannon firing, children's events and more. All of the day's activities are designed to engage visitors, especially children, and the event is a great opportunity to explore and learn about the lives of the original residents of the town and fort.

Established in 1736, Fort Frederica was built to protect the southern boundary of the new colony of Georgia from the Spanish in Florida. Georgia's fate was decided in 1742 when Spanish and British forces clashed on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica's troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia's future as a British colony. Today, the archeological remnants of Frederica are protected by the National Park Service.

Perfect for family vacations and just minutes from Fort Frederica, ResortQuest offers luxury St Simons rentals and villas in beautiful Coastal Georgia. Enjoy mild winter temperatures, ocean breezes, unique shopping and dining and a multitude of outdoor activities for the entire family. Stay in a quaint cottage near the Village or be right on the beach in an ocean-view condo; whatever you choose, ResortQuest St. Simons Island is the perfect choice for your visit to the Golden Isles of Georgia.

For more information about ResortQuest St. Simons Island vacation rentals, visit ResortQuest St. Simons at ResortQuestStSimonsIsland.com. To book a Georgia vacation and check availability, call toll-free 1-888-315-6060

About ResortQuest

ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rental and resort real estate companies, provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations, ResortQuest.com. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada, based on a portfolio of nearly 17,000 properties, from Outer Banks vacation rentals to Destin condos, with a combined real estate value estimated at approximately $7 billion. ResortQuest Real Estate is one of the nation's leading real estate companies focusing exclusively on resort properties, offering superior brokerage services in the country's premier beach, ski and golf destinations. ResortQuest employs more than 4,000 people and is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment Co. (NYSE: GET), one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the hospitality and entertainment industries, based in Nashville, Tenn., that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry. For more information, visit ResortQuest.com or GaylordEntertainment.com.

RESORTQUEST ST. SIMONS ISLAND MEDIA CONTACT:

Kara Norman, Marketing Manager

ResortQuest St. Simons

912.638.5455, ext. 255

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