• North HillSide Photomerge

    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

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A uniformed park ranger speaks with children
Park Ranger Stephanie Steinhorst talks with children at the Americus Welcome Center.
Americus Sumter Tourism

Did You Know?

Plaque at entrance to National Prisoner of War Museum

On April 9, 1942 on the Bataan peninsula in the Philippines, 10,000 American soldiers became prisoners of the Japanese. Exactly 56 years later the National Prisoner of War Museum was dedicated. Many former POWs and their families attended, including survivors of the Bataan Death March.