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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

Did You Know?

Headstones in the National Cemetery at Andersonville

Andersonville prison was the deadliest prisoner of war camp during the Civil War with a total of nearly 13,000 deaths. Over 40% of all Union prisoners of war who died during the Civil War perished at Andersonville.