Andersonville, Georgia: National Prisoner of War Museum

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Address:
496 Cemetery Rd, Andersonville, GA
Directions:
From Americus, drive north on Crawford St./Hwy 49 for 11.5 miles, then turn right onto POW Rd to the museum.
Hours:
Daily 8:30 am - 5 pm. Closed some holidays. (Call to verify)
Phone:
229-924-0343
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National Prisoner of War Museum
An exhibit depicting "the moment of capture" has gun barrels stick out of a wall in a room suddenly lit with moving spotlights. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/03/2011]

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POW Attraction Honors People Deprived of Attractions, Among Other Things

The National Prisoner of War Museum, built at a cost of almost $6 million, has opened in Andersonville, GA. It honors America's 800,000 wartime POWs, who were imprisoned in places such as the Philippines, Germany, and North Vietnam, which are not known for their commitment to lighthearted tourist entertainment.

... [04/26/1998] Complete News Story

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