Beginning Oct. 28, 2013, the McLean House front porch will be closed, (house to remain open).
The front porch of the McLean House is being renovated requiring entry into the house to through the back door beginning Oct. 28.
Support Your Park
Image courtesy of the Appomattox 1865 Foundation
There are many ways to support Appomattox Court House NHP. Some may chose to volunteer their time and become a Volunteer In Parks (VIP), or purchase items from the park's bookstore which generates funds for programs in the park. As of the spring of 2012 there is yet another way. Become a friend of the park by joining or contributing to the Appomattox 1865 Foundation. This recently formed Friends Group is an authorized partner of the park.
The foundation's objects are:
Many levels of membership are available including: individual, couples, family, organizations, and corporate. All levels of membership receive these benefits:
If you would like to become a "friend" or to learn more about the organization, please e-mail Appomattox 1865 Foundation (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 434-664-7259.
The Appomattox 1865 Foundation is a Federal 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your membership or donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by current tax law.
Did You Know?
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.