Memorial Day Observance

American flags lining graves in Andersonville National Cemetery
Decorated graves with American flags in Andersonville National Cemetery.


2024 Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

Andersonville National Historic Site is currently planning the 2024 Memorial Day Weekend events. Memorial Day is one of the most important annual commemorations at the park, when we remember and honor those who died in service to our country.

Each year the park conducts activities to commemorate the Memorial Day Holiday. Learn more about previous speakers at the Memorial Day Service.

Prior to the holiday, the Avenue of Flags is raised in the National Cemetery by Park Staff and volunteers. Throughout the weekend, we ask that you honor our veterans by visiting the National Cemetery.

5/17 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Avenue of Flags: flag raising along national cemetery road.
5/25 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Flag placement with lunch provided by Dixie Crows
5/26 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Memorial Day Ceremony
5/27 11:00 Am to 12:00 PM - Knights of Columbus Mass
5/28 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM- Flag Pick Up in National Cemetery

For more information and updates please visit our Facebook page. Please contact Charles Barr at 229-931-7222 or for any questions regarding Memorial Day weekend events.

Last updated: May 24, 2024

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Andersonville National Historic Site
496 Cemetery Road

Andersonville, GA 31711


229 924-0343

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