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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Bring the Park to Your School

Children making a regimental flag during a summer camp activity.

Students making a Civil War era style regimental flag during a summer camp activity.

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Can't afford a field trip or fit it into your schedule? Have us come to you! Park staff are available to come to your class to give programs related to your field of study. Park staff are only available when scheduling permits, and can only travel within a short radius of the park (Appomattox, Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Prince Edward, Pittsylvania Counties, and Lynchburg). Please call Education Coordinator Brandon Chamberlain preferably by e-mail or at 434-352-8987 ext. 31 to arrange for a visit. Park staff can discuss a variety of topics related to American History. When possible, staff may come in Civil War uniform and bring reproduction clothing, equipment, and weapons (check with your school policy first).

Did You Know?

Drawing by Frank Vizetelly appeared in the

Sam Sweeney of Appomattox County, Virginia was the "Minstrel Man" for General J.E.B Stuart, and grew up on the grounds of what is now, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.