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.
Following the Appomattox Campaign
Using the Virginia Trail map, motorists will enjoy Lee's Retreat Driving Tour, which follows the route of his army from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House. While on the trail, drivers can set the radio to AM 1610 for battle details and descriptions. Also along the trail are the Virginia Historical Highway Markers guide, the routes of General Lee and General Grant can be followed from Richmond and Five Forks Battlefield in Petersburg, through Pamplin Park, Amelia Court House, Sailor's Creek, Cumberland Church, and High Bridge to the final battles of Appomattox.
Did You Know?
Libby Custer's will states: “...the table on which the surrender of General Lee to General Grant was written...and now located in the... War Department Building in Washington, D. C., I give and bequeath to the United States Government...” Now in Smithsonian Museum of American History collections.