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Park ranger stand near large number of Civil War graves

A park ranger stands among the graves of section H in the Andersonville National Cemetery.

NPS/H. Peacock

Annual Events
Each year the park hosts a series of recurring events at the National Prisoner of War Museum, the historic prison site, or the Andersonville National Cemetery. The following links provide a basic overview of each of these annual special events and programs:

January: Night Museum
March: Living History Weekend
April: Avenue of Flags, Park Day, National Former POW Recognition Day
May: Memorial Day, Avenue of Flags
July: Avenue of Flags
September: Avenue of Flags, National POW/MIA Recognition Day
November: Avenue of Flags, Night Museum
December: Wreaths Across America


2015 Schedule of Events poster [PDF file]

2015 events and programs for the 150th anniversary of Andersonville - 2014 & 2015 [PDF file]


See the event calendar below to find out more about what's happening at the park!

 

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  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Prison Talk

    Saturday, September 5, 2015

    Join volunteer Jimmy Culpepper to explore the prison site and its history. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Prison Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Friday, September 11, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Saturday, September 12, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Sunday, September 13, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Monday, September 14, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Tuesday, September 15, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Wednesday, September 16, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Thursday, September 17, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Friday, September 18, 2015

    POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of remembrance and hope for the speedy and safe return of American Prisoners of War, and those still Missing in Action. It also seeks the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. More

    Location:
    National POW Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Friday, September 18, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Memorial Illumination

    Friday, September 18, 2015

    Join us as we place luminaries around the prison site, commemorating the nearly 13,000 prisoners of war who died at Andersonville. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Historic Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Memorial Illumination

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    Join us as we place luminaries around the prison site, commemorating the nearly 13,000 prisoners of war who died at Andersonville. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Historic Site
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Funeral for Thirteen Thousand

    Saturday, September 19, 2015

    Soldiers who died at Andersonville were buried in rudimentary trenches. Join us as we give them the funeral service that they never had. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Sunday, September 20, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Monday, September 21, 2015

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in rememberance of September 11 and in honor National POW/MIA Recognition Day. More

    Location:
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Fees:
    Free

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