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    National Historic Site Georgia

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July 18, 2014
Tourism to Andersonville National Historic Site and Jimmy Carter National Historic Site creates $9,162,300.00 in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 166,225 visitors to Andersonville National Historic Site and Jimmy Carter Historic Site in 2013 spent $9.2 million in communities near the parks. That spending supported 136 jobs in the local area.

July 14, 2014
150th Anniversary First Saturday Programs—August 2, 2014
Join park staff and volunteers for special programs on the First Saturday of August (Saturday, August 2, 2014), to learn more about the worst month at Andersonville Prison. There is no admission fee and all programs are open to the public.

June 16, 2014
150th Anniversary First Saturday Programs—July 5, 2014
Join park staff and volunteers for special programs on the First Saturday of July (Saturday, July 5, 2014), to learn more about prisoner desperation at Andersonville Prison. There is no admission fee and all programs are open to the public.

May 02, 2014
150th Anniversary First Saturday Programs—June 7, 2014
Join park staff and volunteers for special programs on the First Saturday of June (Saturday, June 7, 2014), to learn more about the Andersonville Prison. There is no admission fee and all programs are open to the public.

May 02, 2014
Memorial Day Programs and Events at Andersonville
Memorial Day represents a time for the nation to pause, remember and honor the service of deceased veterans and military members who died on active duty. Chief Warrant Officer 3 James L. Ramge, United States Army (Retired) will be the featured speaker at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at the annual Memorial Day Service in Andersonville National Cemetery.

April 25, 2014
EchoTaps to be Sounded in Andersonville National Cemetery
Armed Forces Day is Saturday May 17, 2014 and the solemn tune Taps will be sounded at the Andersonville National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. This tribute to veterans is known as EchoTaps.

January 03, 2014
Andersonville National Historic Site to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Andersonville Prison and the Experiences of Civil War Prisoners of War
Andersonville National Historic Site will offer a series of events and programs to mark the Sesquicentennial (150th Anniversary) of the Andersonville Prison throughout 2014 and 2015.

Did You Know?

Clara Barton

Clara Barton accompanied the U.S. Army expedition that established the National Cemetery at Andersonville, Georgia. She was was given the honor of raising the Stars and Stripes over the cemetery for the first time on August 17, 1865. More...