November 08, 2013
Wreaths Across America at Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site would like to invite you to join thousands of Americans to remember and honor our military veterans past and present by participating in the Wreaths Across America program. Sponsored wreaths will be laid on gravesites in National Cemeteries across the country, including Andersonville National Cemetery, on Saturday, December 14, 2013.
November 01, 2013
Holiday Hours at the Andersonville National Historic Site
During the upcoming winter holiday season, the National Prisoner of War Museum at Andersonville National Historic Site will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013; Christmas Day, December 25, 2013; and New Years Day, January 1, 2014.The park entrance, prison site, and picnic area will also be closed on these three days.
October 24, 2013
November “Night Museum” Returns to Andersonville National Historic Site
On the evening of Saturday, November 16, the popular “Night Museum” program will return to Andersonville National Historic Site.
October 23, 2013
2014 Prisoner of War Research Grant Program Announced
Andersonville National Historic Site, home of the National Prisoner of War Museum, seeks applicants for an annual grant program which will provide financial assistance to support original research and writing leading to interpretive works on the history of American Prisoners of War. These research grants are made possible through the generosity of the Friends of Andersonville.
October 17, 2013
Andersonville National Historic Site Reopens to Visitors
Andersonville National Historic Site re-opened to visitors today. Upcoming events are listed, and seasonal changes to the grave decoration policy are explained.
September 12, 2013
Back to School – in Andersonville and America’s National Parks
The National Park Service has launched a new online service for teachers that brings America's national parks, including Andersonville National Historic Site, into neighborhood classrooms. The new "Teachers" section of the National Park Service website provides a one-stop shop for curriculum-based lesson plans, traveling trunks, maps, activities, distance learning, and other resources.
September 09, 2013
Temporary Exhibit “Armistice Ends The War” Opens at Andersonville National Historic Site
Andersonville National Historic Site is pleased to announce the installation of "Armistice Ends The War," a new temporary exhibit at the National Prisoner of War Museum.
March 27, 2013
Statement on the effects of sequestration at Andersonville National Historic Site
Effective March 1, 2013, Andersonville National Historic Site was required by "sequestration" (a series of automatic, across-the-board permanent spending cuts) to reduce its annual budget by five percent.The park, including Andersonville National Cemetery, must absorb that cut in the remaining seven months of this fiscal year that ends September 30.The federal law imposing sequestration requires that each park take this cut.