Darien, Ga. – Fort King George looks back on Scottish heritage

Before modern-day Darien was considered a hub for commercial fishing and shrimping, it was the territory of Highland Scots from 1736-1750. Sailing from Inverness on the Prince of Wales, under the direction of Hugh Mackay and George Dunbar, a group of Highlanders made their way to Savannah before British General James Oglethorpe instructed them to make settlements at the mouth of the Altamaha River to ward off Spanish invaders. Read the rest here 10:25