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    Andersonville

    National Historic Site Georgia

Park Day

Boy scouts work to assemble canvas shelters

Boy scouts work on repairing a replica shelter.

NPS/Andersonville NHS

Join us for the next Park Day on Saturday, April 12, 2014!

Each year the Civil War Trust sponsors Park Day on the first Saturday of April. This event joins parks and volunteers nationwide for a day dedicated to preserving America's Civil War sites.

Volunteers and park employees will work on rebuilding a replica prisoner shelter in the northeast corner of the prison site.

For information on volunteering for Park Day, contact the park at 229 924-0343.

Did You Know?

Boston Corbett, the man credited with killing John Wilkes Booth

Boston Corbett (Sgt 16th NY Cavalry), the man credited with killing John Wilkes Booth, was a prisoner at Andersonville. Prisoner diaries and memoirs mention Corbett as being extremely religious and a bit eccentric.