• The village of Appomattox Court House from the west, the McLean House is on the right.

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Park Fun

The "Silent Witness" is one of six cards that can be collected at the park.

The "Silent Witness" is one of six trading cards that can be earned while visiting the park.


Bringing kids to Appomattox Court House NHP? Stop in the visitor center for a kid-focused introduction to the historic village, an invitation to the trading card program, or an opportunity to become a Jr. Ranger!

Did You Know?

General Lee leaving the McLean House

As General Lee left the McLean House, according to History of the 198th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, “one of our bands, near by, through the generous impulse of the moment, struck up the appropriate air of Auld Lang Syne.” (Original instrument is exhibited at Appomattox Court House NHP.)