EchoTaps

Andersonville
Presidential Pathways

EchoTaps

Date: 5/17/14

EchoTaps

Andersonville National Historic Site

760 POW Road
Andersonville, GA 31711

229-924-0343

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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 tribute. The National Park Service maintains 14 national cemeteries nationwide. Two of these, Andersonville National Historic Site and Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, are classified as active, continuing to bury veterans and their dependents. All national cemeteries within the National Park Service will serve as host sites for this commemorative event.

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 11:00AM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $0

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Pets Accepted

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Civil War

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