Andersonville National Historic Site

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Andersonville National Historic Site

Andersonville National Historic Site

760 POW Rd
Andersonville, GA 31711

229-924-0343

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  • First Saturday Programs

    First Saturday Programs

    2/1/2014 to 12/5/2015

    During the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, park staff will conduct a series of programs on the first Saturday of each month. These programs will explore the events, conditions, or emotions of prisoners during the war. To expand the prisoner story, the park will also feature other Civil War prisons... read more

  • EchoTaps

    EchoTaps

    5/17/2014

    On Armed Forces Day, the third Saturday of May, the solemn tune Taps will be sounded at every National Cemetery and U.S. Veterans Cemeteries worldwide at 11:00 a.m. This tribute to veterans is called Echotaps. The public is encouraged to be at Andersonville National Historic Site to witness this unique... read more

  • Memorial Day Observance

    Memorial Day Observance

    5/24/2014 to 5/26/2014

    Each year, Andersonville National Cemetery hosts a series of activities to commemorate the Memorial Day holiday. On the Friday before the holiday, the Avenue of Flags is raised in the National Cemetery by volunteers. Throughout the weekend, volunteers honor our veterans by participating in the Flag Placement... read more

  • Avenue of Flags for National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Avenue of Flags for National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    9/5/2014 to 9/22/2014

    The Avenue of Flags is the display of a multiplicity of U.S. flags usually arrayed on both sides of the principal avenue or drive that leads from the main entrance or gate into the cemetery. The Avenue of Flags cemetery and reinforces patriotism, national pride and represents a visible, bold and proud... read more

  • Avenue of Flags for Veterans Day

    Avenue of Flags for Veterans Day

    11/7/2014 to 11/12/2014

    On Veterans Day weekend, the Andersonville National Historic Site will display The Avenue of Flags, a multiplicity of U.S. flags on both sides of the principal avenue or drive that leads from the main entrance gate into the cemetery. The Avenue of Flags reinforces patriotism, national pride and represents... read more

  • Night Museum

    Night Museum

    11/15/2014

    Experience the National Prisoner of War Museum and the historic prison site after dark. The museum and bookstore will be open. At 7 p.m., a special program will occur in the museum theater. From the courtyard at the rear of the museum, the path to the prison site will be illuminated by candle lanterns... read more

  • Wreaths Across America

    Wreaths Across America

    12/13/2014

    Each December, Andersonville National Historic Site participates in the national Wreaths Across America program to remember and honor our military veterans. Sponsored wreaths will be laid on gravesites in national cemeteries across the country, including Andersonville National Cemetery, on the second... read more

  • Living History Weekend

    Living History Weekend

    3/14/2015 to 3/15/2015

    Throughout the day, the staff and volunteers at Andersonville National Historic Site will lead you through the events that took place every day within the Andersonville prison (Camp Sumter) as well within the Confederate camps and offices. The living historians and re-enactors will explain to you the... read more

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