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Lee's Retreat

425 Cockade Alley, Petersburg, VA 23804
804 733 2400
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Ranked #8 of 16 attractions in Petersburg
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- Oct 14, 2013
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Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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66 helpful votes 66 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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190 reviews 190 reviews
99 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 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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