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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Schedule Of Events

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

2014 Schedule of Events poster [PDF file]
2015 Schedule of Events Poster [coming soon]

First Saturday programs
Throughout the 150th anniversary of the prison in 2014 & 2015, the park will conduct special programs on the first Saturday of each month.

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 October

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  • Prison Talk

    Saturday, October 4, 2014

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

  • First Saturday Programs

    Saturday, October 4, 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

  • Living History Weekend

    Saturday, October 25, 2014

    This living history program offers visitors the opportunity to see and experience what life was like at the infamous Civil War prison camp. More

  • Living History Weekend

    Sunday, October 26, 2014

    This living history program offers visitors the opportunity to see and experience what life was like at the infamous Civil War prison camp. More

  • Prison Talk

    Saturday, November 1, 2014

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

  • First Saturday Programs

    Saturday, November 1, 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

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...