The Province of Georgia!
Established April 21, 1732
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Come join the finest colony!This colony was established in 1732 by General James Edward Oglethorpe. He wants to help the less fortunate citizens of London by bringing them to the New World. To achieve this goal he formed a group of twenty one men. In the summer of 1730 they went to King George asking for a portion of land southwest of the South Carolina. In June of 1732 Oglethorpe and his men received a charter from King George and funding from Parliament.
In 1736, Fort Frederica was built in St.Simons Island
In 1742, William Stephens was appointed as President of the entire colony of Georgia.