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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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?

Lt. Colonel Charles Marshall (left), Chief Justice John Marshall (right)

Colonel Charles Marshall, Lee's aide-de-camp, was the great-nephew of Chief Justice John Marshall. Charles Marshall chose the site of the surrender meeting and was the only Confederate present in the McLean House besides General Lee.