Park Management and Administration Encompasses activities related to park-wide administrative, managerial, and support functions, as well as safety and planning. In addition, this area is responsible for working with external constituencies in order to develop valuable park partnerships. Altogether, the Management and Administration staff provides a host of essential services to enable park employees to focus on accomplishing core mission operations and their functional duties.
Interpretation and Education
The Division of Interpretation and Education conducts a variety of interpretive programs and outreach to encourage the development of a deeper understanding of American history and to broaden public support for preserving park resources. Interpretive rangers present the story of American prisoners of war to visitors through formal interpretation at the park with talks, demonstrations, special events, and with informal interpretation. Unique to Andersonville, interpretive staff also oversee funeral arrangements in the National Cemetery.
Facility Management The Maintenance functional area encompasses all activities designed to improve or prolong the life of the park's assets. The preservation of these resources allows for visitors to safely enjoy their activities at Andersonville.
Resource Management The Cultural Resource staff protect the legacy of American prisoners of war through care of museum collections, oral history materials and through resource management monitoring. Cultural resource management at Andersonville encompasses activities related to the management, preservation, and protection of a variety of natural communities and processes, cultural landscapes, museum artifacts, and archaeological sites.