• 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.

Scout Activities

Cub Scouts prepare to pick up trash in the park.

Cub Scouts prepare to pick up trash in the park.

NPS

If you are looking for a scout or volunteer project Appomattox Court House NHP has many opportunities. Scouts can gain a badge by doing the History Trail education activity that includes answering questions and pick up trash. In addition to picking up trash on the 4 1/2 mile History Trail, they can help paint and fix fences or with a landscaping project. For more information see our Scout Program page or contact Alyssa Holland, Volunteer Coordinator, at 434-352-8987 ex. 234 or e-mail us.

Did You Know?

Lt. Colonel Charles Marshall (left), Chief Justice John Marshall (right)

Colonel Charles Marshall, Lee's aide-de-camp, was the great-nephew of Chief Justice John Marshall. Charles Marshall chose the site of the surrender meeting and was the only Confederate present in the McLean House besides General Lee.