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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 September

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  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Friday, September 12, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Sunday, September 14, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Monday, September 15, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

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

  • National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Friday, September 19, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

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

  • Avenue of Flags (National POW/MIA Recognition Day)

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

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

Did You Know?

American flags in front of white headstones

The earliest commemorative service in the National Cemetery was held on Emancipation Day, January 1, 1869. Teachers and students of the Freedman's school, along with the Rev. Dr. Hamilton Pierson held memorial services and superintended the decoration of the the National Cemetery.