• 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.

Appomattox Court House NHP - Today

Thirteen of the buildings that existed in April 1865 remain in the village today, while nine other structures, including the McLean house, where the surrender actually took place, have been reconstructed on the original sites. Here are some of the buildings, as they appear today.

 

Did You Know?

Surrender painting by Keith Rocco

General Robert E. Lee never offered his sword during the surrender meeting, and Grant never requested it.