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

    Appomattox Court House

    National Historical Park Virginia

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?

General Lee leaving the McLean House

As General Lee left the McLean House, according to History of the 198th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, “one of our bands, near by, through the generous impulse of the moment, struck up the appropriate air of Auld Lang Syne.” (Original instrument is exhibited at Appomattox Court House NHP.)