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i felt I was on hallowed grounds

This is a great experience for everyone. Here you can walk on the same ground as General Lee and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol S
Braselton, Georgia
Historical stop

Loved this stop on our mini vacation. So clean and so much history here. The buildings have been... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Gae M
Kokomo, Indiana
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Jamerson Lane, Virginia Route 101, Appomattox, VA 24522
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great experience for everyone. Here you can walk on the same ground as General Lee and General Grant walked when they came together to sign the end to the Civil War. A small hamlet of homes, including the McLean home, where the...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Loved this stop on our mini vacation. So clean and so much history here. The buildings have been preserved wonderfully. The short movie shown before we wandered down the street put us in the right mood to visit and know what we were seeing.

Thank Gae M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Regardless of whether the Civil War and the historic significance of the Mclean house interests you or not, this area has some beautiful scenery with its pastures and rolling hills. The area of the Mclean house and old courthouse is kept very nicely and would...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Appomattox Courthouse is a must see for anyone interested in the Civil War. The building and grounds are a step back in time. The McLean house is the best part. And make sure you talk to the persons dressed in the period. They take on...More

Thank AnneDS65
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited this historical site and found it hard to realize that it had been the site of so much turmoil. Now the atmosphere is so serene and pastoral. Staff was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 25 April 2018

A newly exposed battle site with minimal marking but really gives the feel of what those soldiers experienced.

Thank PAnomad4
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This site presently has 3 information plaques onsite in an empty field. I spoke with a gentleman at the war museum down the road and was informed that they had just recently acquired the land from the city and have plans to develope it as...More

Thank tazman572
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The end of the civil war. 2 great generals meeting; dignified and honorable. Humbling and solemn place for sure. The rebuilt site was done beautifully and the information presented and artifacts displayed - awesome. You will learn something special when you visit.

Thank KVO1234
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Gen. Lee's army was slowly being surrounded, this battle would close the gap even more. On April 8 his unprotected supply train on the northern side of Appomattox was heading toward gen. Lee. In the area was Conf. Gen. Reuben Walker's artillery. About 4:00 P.M....More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is where the Civil War Ended. Excellent presentation The original building and furnishings. This is a MUST GO To for any History Buff.

Thank 52michael
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