Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B
National Prisoner of War Museum
Andersonville National Historic Site
Erected by and in honor of all Americans held Prisoners of War in a German prison camp known as Stalag XVII-B in Krems, Austria 1943-1945 and in memory of all Americans held as POWs in European Theatre in WWII.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 32° 12.189′ N, 84° 7.84′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Memorial is on Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is on the grounds of the Andersonville National Cemetery, in the eastern section towards the Rostrum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Raiders' Graves (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Massive Monuments (about 400 feet away); New York State Monument (about 400 feet away); Grave Markers (about 500 feet away); The Unknown Soldier (about 500 feet away); Prisoner Burials (about 600 feet away); Andersonville National Cemetery (about 700 feet away); In Memory of ... (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andersonville.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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