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Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

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Address: 113 National Park Dr, Appomattox, VA 24522
Phone Number: +1 434-352-8987
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Awesome Place to visit!

This was a great visit for my wife and I who are both history buffs, especially this time period. Being here was a unique trip in the sense that a lot of what you are seeing is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Michael D
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Peoria, Illinois
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Peoria, Illinois
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a great visit for my wife and I who are both history buffs, especially this time period. Being here was a unique trip in the sense that a lot of what you are seeing is original and it really takes you back to that period of our history. The McLean house was our favorite. To stand in the... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well reconstructed site with a nice visitors center. Exhibits and short movie tell the story of the final days of the campaign in Virginia, as well as emphasizing how Lincoln, Grant, and Lee wanted to start the healing process after the conflict. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the site is easy to navigate. We were in the area... More 

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Boerne, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An incredible visit into the past. This. is a very informative stopover and be sure to take one of the free guided tours which feature people dressed in the costume of the period. These guides retell the stories as if the event happened just yesterday - makes it so realistic. Well worth a visit!!

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Park Service has done its usual good job at this site, interpreting Lee's surrender to Grant. The staff here is both amiable and knowledgeable. Costumed interpreters enhance the experience. We were particularly impressed by the young lady portraying the innkeeper's daughter. A number of structures furnished with period pieces are available for touring. The highlight is the Wilmer McLean... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to stand in the actual place where Lee and Grant signed the final surrender. So sad after all those deaths. A must for Civil War buffs and those just interested, like me.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Appomattox Court House Park on a Saturday in August 2016. A fee of $10 per car is charged at the entrance. Parking is plentiful and there are handicapped spaces towards the front of the park. I thought I saw the Park Service provide a wheelchair to a guest. We were a group of adults, teens and some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three quarters of our day here in September 2015. It was well worth our time. Touring the buildings and learning about the history, listening to re-enactor give us info and treat us as though we were back in the day that he was. Make sure you put this on your list of must sees when you come to... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent and important park property. The site is gorgeous and has a collection of reconstructed and or relocated buildings. Plenty to see and nice walking paths. Jr ranger is a good one.

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Thank whiskey3pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great history, great storytellers as each and every guide was extremely knowledgeable in sharing researched individual experiences told by period costumed guides. Lots to see, lots to hear. Literally a walk back in time. Suggest doing in good weather as much is outside, but not too much walking, which was great for us seniors. A real treat. Worth the trip.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family (two teenage boys, wife, and me) Appomattox on our way home after a week in Williamsburg. There's a lot to do here, but we were short on time. We opted to hit the Visitor's Center and the McClean House. But there are other homes, tours, volunteer programs, and reenactors. You pay $10 a carload as you enter the... More 

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