Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, Virginia Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Appomattox Court House NHP is located 3 miles east of U.S. Highway 460, and 3 miles east of the modern town of Appomattox, Virginia along Rt. 24.

Phone

(434) 352-8987

Activities

AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Virginia Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Virginia Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Virginia Recreation Areas | Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Official Website | Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Map

On April 9, 1865, the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia in the McLean House in the village of Appomattox Court House, Virginia signaled the end of the nation’s largest war. Two important questions about its future were answered. Could the nation survive a civil war intact, and would that nation exist without slavery? The answer to both was yes and a new nation was born.