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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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?

Wilmer Mclean House

The name of this village is Appomattox Court House, as was common among many county seats in Virginia. The surrender meeting actually took place in a private home, that of Wilmer McLean.