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Lee's Retreat

425 Cockade Alley, Petersburg, VA 23804
804 733 2400
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Petersburg, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Lees retreat covers the roadways, scenic stops and attractions from Petersburg and Richmond heading West to a dozen or more key stops. Its well marked and several locations have exhibits and other sights to visit. The parks associated with the retreat are a testament to the pride the local government and people of Virginia have in their heritage. Its been... More

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Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Traveling, even if mostly by car, in the footsteps of Lee's retreat and the end of the Civil War is fascinating--not to mention, the countryside in that area is beautiful.

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Bristol, WI
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120 reviews 120 reviews
43 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I recently attempted to drive the Lee's Retreat route in reverse from Appomatox. The only guide I had was a standard road atlas and a route I traced from the Lee's Retreat website. The route is well marked with signs and the recorded information you get over your car radio helps you imagine what it must have been like. My... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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382 reviews 382 reviews
158 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

One of the most interesting projects that the people who run Virginia Tourism came up with in recent years is Lee's Retreat. Before one of our trips to visit Civil War sites in Virginia, we read a story about the new initiative. The idea was to follow the entire route of the Army of Northern Virginia after the fall of... More

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