The McLean House front porch is closed, but the house remains open.
The front porch of the McLean House is being renovated requiring entry into the house through the back door.
12th Annual Civil War Seminar at Longwood University
The War Begins: 1861
This year's seminar will be held on February 26th at Jarman Auditorium at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. The seminar is FREE. Click here for a complete and printable schedule including backgrounds for each speaker.
9:00 a.m. Doors Open
No reservations necessary. Signs will be posted on the Longwood University campus. For directions to the campus go to www.Longwood.edu. For more information contact Dr. David Coles at 434-395-2220 or Patrick Schroeder at 434-352-8987 ext. 32.
Did You Know?
The formal copy of Grant's surrender terms was scribed by Ely Parker, a Seneca Indian. Lee remarked to Parker, “I am glad to see one real American here.” Parker later stated, “I shook his hand and said, We are all Americans.” Parker's library is in the Appomattox Court House NHP collection.