Three gates along Highway 49 provide access to the main part of the park:
The Main Entrance Gate is the northern most gate, and is the primary way visitors should enter the park. The entrance gate provides direct access to the National Prisoner of War Museum.
The Cemetery Gate is the middle gate and is used for funerals only.
The historic Exit Gate is directly across from the town of Andersonville and is used as the primary means of exit by all visitors.
Did You Know?
Buried in grave 3585 is Corporal James Gooding, 54th Massachusetts Infantry, who died at Andersonville on July 19, 1864. A sailor before the war and highly educated, his letters describing his experience as a soldier were published in a Massachusetts newspaper and he wrote to Abraham Lincoln requesting equal pay for black soldiers. More...