Longest-Held Vietnam War POW To Appear At Andersonville National Historic Site

Though Andersonville National Historic site in Georgia rose up around a Civil War-era prisoner of war camp, it also holds the National Prisoner of War Museum and is the only site in the National Park System that serves as a memorial to all American prisoners of war. As such, it will welcome the longest-held American POW from the Vietnam War on January 18 to discuss his recent biography.

Exploring The Parks: Andersonville National Historic Site--A Sad History

ANDE commemorative wall
Andersonville National Historic Site is a sad reminder of the Civil War. It's so well interpreted, it's been called the South's Holocaust Museum.

Special "Night Museum" Returning To Andersonville National Historic Site

Military prisons during the Civil War were horrifying places during the daylight hours, and even more so at night. You can gain some insights into the conditions during a special "Night Museum" program coming to Andersonville National Historic Site next month.

Andersonville National Historic Site Preparing For Wreaths Across America

Andersonville National Historic Site will be just one of many cemeteries across the country to remember and honor military veterans past and present by participating in the Wreaths Across America program.

Summer Special: Ten Cultural-Historical Parks That Don't Get Enough Love

These ten cultural-historical parks deserve a darn sight more attention than they've been getting.

National Park Service Rolling Out 5-Year Plan to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Civil War

Through the course of the next five years the National Park Service will be rolling out a series of programs to both help commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and highlight its impact on the Civil Rights movement in this country.

National Park Service Looking For Kids Interested in Becoming Junior Civil War Historians

Kids who visit a handful of Civil War-era units of the National Park System will be able to earn a special Junior Ranger patch, one that recognizes them as Junior Civil War Historians.

By the Numbers: Andersonville National Historic Site

Andersonville National Historic Site in southwest Georgia preserves the remains of the Civil War's deadliest prisoner of war camp.

Civil War Buffs, This Photo Contests For You!

Here's a photo contest for all you amateur Civil War buffs. Sponsored by the Civil War Preservation Trust, the Center for Civil War Photography, and History, the deadline to get your images in for consideration is August 31.

National Park Quiz 44: Potpourri II

This week’s quiz features another grab bag. Answers are at the end. No peeking, please.