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Contact: Jake Koch, 229-924-0343 ext. 201
National POW Museum 20th Anniversary Lecture Series
Saturday, August 4, 2018
ANDERSONVILLE, Georgia – Andersonville National Historic Site invites you to come out to the park and listen to some unfamiliar stories as part of the park’s quarterly lecture series in commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the National Prisoner of War Museum.
The third program, Women’s Roles at Andersonville, will be given on . This program will be presented by Interns Jessica Greenman and Maci Mark, as well as Park Ranger Jennifer Hopkins. Jessica and Maci are Pohanka Interns from Gettysburg College who have been spending their summer with us learning about the field of Public History. Becoming a Pohanka intern is a selective process. All interested students must submit an application and interview for open positions across the National Park Service. This format gives students a taste of what applying and interviewing for potential jobs will be like after college graduation. Jessica and Maci interviewed for their summer positions last fall. The program will start promptly at It will last from 30 to 45 minutes, with time reserved for questions following the program.
The final program of the series will take place in December, discussing Galvanized Yankees and Rebels. These programs are free to the public. All three programs will take place in the National Prisoner of War Museum Theatre.
Andersonville National Historic Site is located 10 miles south of Oglethorpe, GA and 10 miles northeast of Americus, GA on Georgia Highway 49. The national park features the National Prisoner of War Museum, Andersonville National Cemetery and the site of the historic Civil War prison, Camp Sumter. Andersonville National Historic Site is the only national park within the National Park System to serve as a memorial to all American prisoners of war. Park grounds are open from The National Prisoner of War Museum is open , daily. Admission is free. For more information on the park, call 229 924-0343, or visit at Visit us on Facebook at , Twitter
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Last updated: July 31, 2018