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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

Professional Development

Appomattox Court House NHP and the Museum of the Confederacy are teaming up for this year's workshop.

Appomattox Court House NHP and the Museum of the Confederacy are teaming up for this year's workshop.

NPS Staff

Teacher's Workshop - June 20 & 21, 2011

This year the park has partnered with the Museum of the Confederacy to offer a two-day workshop. The workshop is designed to help teachers develop curriculum based (SOL) lesson plans and activities for the American Civil War. The workshop will include

1. Sessions on slavery, the coming of the war, mobilization, the home front, and more.
2. Keynote speaker, S. Waite Rawls III, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy, "Virginia's Secession."
3. Guided tour of the park, including several "behind the scenes" areas.
4. Learn what programs are available from both Appomattox Court House NHP and the Museum of the Confederacy.

The workshop is good for 1 CEU (check with your district's policy) and will located at the Central Virginia Community College, Appomattox Campus.

Space is limited, please register by May 31, 2011.

Fee: $25, make checks payable to, "The Museum of the Confederacy," 1201 East Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Two lunches are included with registration fee.

To register, contact Linda Lipscomb at 804-649-1861 ext. 32 or e-mail at llipscomb@moc.org



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.