• 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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  • Temporary McLean House Closure

    Beginning Sept. 3 the Parlor of the McLean House will only be visible through the window on the front porch while the floor cloth (covering) in the main hall is restored. The house will reopen Monday, Sept. 8. We are sorry for this inconvenience.

Appomattox Court House NHP - Historic

Appomattox Court House was originally known as Clover Hill, a small settlement of just a few houses around the tavern, which was a stopping-off point on the main Richmond-Lynchburg Stage Road. Below are some of the buildings as they were in 1865.

 

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.