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McLean House

State Route 24, Appomattox, VA
+1 434-352-8987
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Civil war trip

Great story about the McLeans & there properties. This is place where Lee surrendered to Grant... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lee S
Civil War Surrender Location

This home is located in the Appomattox Court House Complex. A speaker was at the building entrance... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rockford, IL
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  • Average2%
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State Route 24, Appomattox, VA
+1 434-352-8987
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great story about the McLeans & there properties. This is place where Lee surrendered to Grant. Rangers are great at setting the scene & telling the back stories of what happened.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This home is located in the Appomattox Court House Complex. A speaker was at the building entrance when we visited to give the history and background story. Nice reconstruction

Thank meyste
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since we were nearby I wanted to see The McLean house but my family was somewhat reluctant but we stopped for a few hours anyway. After watching the video and visiting the house, the other buildings and the grounds everyone was so glad we stopped...More

Thank trumpetplayer29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The story of how they took the house apart and the 50 bricks that are now included in the current structure is in amazing but sad story

Thank eeseasdaszds
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The McLean House saw an important moment in history when Lee surrendered to Grant. The house and furnishings really take you back to that day. Small children won't appreciate the importance of the house but there is plenty of room for them to run around...More

Thank N P
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

See the longer review of Appomattox: the McLean House is the featured building at this location, reconstructed accurately to its appearance April 9, 1865 when Lee's Army of Northern Virginia surrendered to Grant. The desks where they each sat are reconstructed from photographs and are...More

Thank travelerSFBayarea
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

An amazing visit where I was able to see the actual spot where Lee signs the surrender papers to Grant and the Union...living history!

1  Thank kteaches5
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I was shocked to discover the actual signing of the surrender occurred in the farm house near the court house! How did I miss that in school? I never knew this was a private farm or that the family had moved there to escape the...More

2  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It is like stepping back in time to when the war ended. Still looks the same as that day. A true treasure.

3  Thank Kingsoftravel
Reviewed 1 March 2017

truly worth the visit by both seeing the site and got history details by volunteers. I bet that you will learn more about the civil war history by visiting this place

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