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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?

Grave 3585

About 150 African-American soldiers were believed to have been held at Andersonville. Of those 150, over 30 are known to have died at Andersonville. A number of the African-American prisoners were from the famed 54th Massachusetts Infantry. More...