• 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.

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  • Roadside Clean-up (Appomattox 1865 Foundation)

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Help clean-up litter from the sides of Highway 24 between Grant and Lee's headquarters. More

  • “Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign and the March to the Sea” Civil War Conversation

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Join Joe Megginson for this lunchtime talk in which he discusses Sherman's March to the Sea and the Atlanta Campaign. More

  • Lantern Tours (Appomattox 1865 Foundation)

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Join us for Lantern Tours in which you can experience the historic village lit only by lanterns. during the tour true stories of real people are portrayed by actors. More

  • Lantern Tours (Appomattox 1865 Foundation)

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Join us for Lantern Tours in which you can experience the historic village lit only by lanterns. during the tour true stories of real people are portrayed by actors. More

  • Fee Free Day National Public Lands Day

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Join us to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Volunteers can participate in projects to help maintain the park. More

  • Lantern Tours (Appomattox 1865 Foundation)

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Join us for Lantern Tours in which you can experience the historic village lit only by lanterns. during the tour true stories of real people are portrayed by actors. More

 

Did You Know?

Field's uniform coat (left) James Field (right) ca. 1880, when he was President of the Virginia Baptist Convention *image courtesy VBHS

Major James Field, of A.P. Hill's staff, surrendered at Appomattox. Field served in the Mexican War, helped to write the 1st Constitution for the State of California and ran for Vice President of the United States in 1892. (Field's Confederate frock coat is at Appomattox Court House NHP)