• North HillSide Photomerge

    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Schedule Of Events

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 programs:

January: Night Museum
March: Living History Weekend
April: Avenue of Flags, Park Day, National Former POW Recognition Day
May: EchoTaps, 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

2014 Schedule of Events poster [PDF file]

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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Events Upcoming for April

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  • Avenue of Flags (National Former POW Recognition Day)

    Friday, April 4, 2014

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in honor of National Former POW Recognition Day. More

  • Avenue of Flags (National Former POW Recognition Day)

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in honor of National Former POW Recognition Day. More

  • Prison Talk

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

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

  • First Saturday Programs

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

    Join park staff and volunteers for "First Saturday" programs which explore the themes and topics of the 150th anniversary of the Andersonville prison and the Civil War prisoner of war experience. More

  • Avenue of Flags (National Former POW Recognition Day)

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in honor of National Former POW Recognition Day. More

  • Avenue of Flags (National Former POW Recognition Day)

    Monday, April 7, 2014

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in honor of National Former POW Recognition Day. More

  • Avenue of Flags (National Former POW Recognition Day)

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in honor of National Former POW Recognition Day. More

  • National Former POW Recognition Day

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    On this presidentially proclaimed observance we honor our country’s heroes who were prisoners of war. More

  • Avenue of Flags (National Former POW Recognition Day)

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    Display of US flags along the side of cemetery avenues in honor of National Former POW Recognition Day. More

  • Park Day

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    Volunteers from around the country will team up with the Civil War Trust to help clean and restore America’s historic Civil War battlefields, cemeteries and shrines. More

Did You Know?

Drawing of the north gate to the Andersonville Prison

The North and South Gates were the only entrances into the Andersonville prison, with the North gate being the primary one. Incoming prisoners were marched about a quarter of a mile to the North gate at the prison.