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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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  • 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.

Curriculum Materials

Kids learn teamwork while learning how a Civil War cannon was fired.

Kids learn teamwork while learning how a Civil War cannon was fired.

NPS Staff

There are three prepared curriculum based programs available for teachers in this section:

The Teacher Packet

Teaching with Museum Collections

Teaching with History

Each provide lesson plans and activities to teach the story of the surrender at Appomattox Court House and are directly tied to the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs). Each contain classroom work and activities to be completed at the park.

Questions concerning either program should directed to the park's education coordinator, Brandon Chamberlain by e-mail or phone, 434-352-8987 ext. 231

 

Did You Know?

General Custer Receiving the Flag of Truce

General George Armstrong Custer, of Little Bighorn fame, received the flag of truce at Appomattox Court House that brought about a cessation of hostilities leading to the surrender meeting between Lee and Grant. The Original Truce Flag is exhibited at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park.