• 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.

Long-Range Interpretive Plan

Tabitha, Chris and Corbin2

The Long-Range Interpretive Plan (LRIP) includes foundational elements (e.g., purpose, significance, interpretive themes, audience experience goals) and recommendations for personal and non-personal services throughout the park and for partnerships that support the delivery of the interpretive, education and visitor services program. The Plan also provides guidance for commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Appomattox Campaign, surrender and onset of Reconstruction.

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.