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

2015 Schedule of Events poster [PDF file]

See the event calendar below to find out more about what's happening at the park!


By Date

Upcoming Events

Showing 2 results

  Show ALL instances of recurring events
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Wreaths Across America

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Andersonville National Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 17, 2016

    Andersonville National Historic Site would like to invite you to join thousands of Americans to remember and honor our Veterans by participating in the Wreaths Across America project.

    View Details
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Holiday Closure

    • Location: National POW Museum
    Sunday, December 25, 2016

    The National POW Museum and prison site are closed for the holiday; the National Cemetery is open.

    View Details

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Andersonville National Cemetery
National Prisoner of War Museum
496 Cemetery Road

Andersonville, GA 31711


(229) 924-0343
Main park phone number.

Contact Us