Beginning Oct. 28, 2013, the McLean House front porch will be closed, (house to remain open).
The front porch of the McLean House is being renovated requiring entry into the house to through the back door beginning Oct. 28.
There are three prepared curriculum based programs available for teachers in this section:
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?
Several regiments of United States Colored Troops fought on the front line in the Battle of Appomattox Court House on the morning of April 9, 1865. Blacks served in segregated units under white officers. The U.S. Army would not be integrated until the Korean War.