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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Be A Junior Ranger

Two youth work on activity booklets while viewing exhibits

Junior rangers use exhibits to better understand the prisoner of war experience.

NPS/E. Leonard

As a Junior Ranger, you can help protect natural and historic areas in our country! Young visitors to Andersonville National Historic Site may become Junior Rangers during their visit. Children ages 6 and up can earn Junior Ranger badges and patches by completing an activity book which allows them to explore the experiences of prisoners at Andersonville.

Did You Know?

Carved stone panel bearing the words motto

The words "Death Before Dishonor" appear on a third of the state monuments at Andersonville National Historic Site. This phrase was the motto of the Union Ex-Prisoners of War association, and represents the devotion of Union POWs to their country. More...