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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

For Kids

A young girl stands near a Civil War Prisoner
A young visitor barters with a living historian portraying a Civil War prisoner.
NPS/Eric Leonard
 

The park has a number of activities for children, including a Junior Ranger Program, programs for school groups, a high school volunteer training program, and numerous opportunities for Scouts and other organized youth groups.

Make more of your visit to Andersonville by participating in one of these programs!
Junior Ranger Program
Junior Civil War Historian
Traveling Clara Barton
Civil War to Civil Rights Trading Cards
Memory Star Project

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...