A family visit to Appomattox Court House National Historic Park provides kids with a realistic view of an American past unlike anything they are likely to experience in any amusement park. From our museum's fascinating collection of artifacts and Civil War relics to the rolling hills and wide lanes, this park is truly kid-friendly. Be sure to explore the Junior Ranger program for kids 6-13, and the Civil War 150th Anniversary Trading Cards for kids of all ages.
Did You Know?
Major James Field, of A.P. Hill's staff, surrendered at Appomattox. Field served in the Mexican War, helped to write the 1st Constitution for the State of California and ran for Vice President of the United States in 1892. (Field's Confederate frock coat is at Appomattox Court House NHP)