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McLean House

State Route 24, Appomattox, VA
+1 434-352-8987
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Disappointed that it wasn't original

Disappointed that it wasn't the original building. However, they did a good job pointing out the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
302coolr
Wonderfully preserved

Excellent tour, beautiful grounds and an abundance of historical information. Great location... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
112546
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Flat Gap, KY
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Historical site where Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in 1865.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (44 reviews)
“general grant” (11 reviews)
“national park” (12 reviews)
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State Route 24, Appomattox, VA
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+1 434-352-8987
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Disappointed that it wasn't the original building. However, they did a good job pointing out the history and the replica furnishings were top notch.

Thank 302coolr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tour, beautiful grounds and an abundance of historical information. Great location, easily accessible & great walking tour.

Thank 112,546
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exciting to see the place where Lee surrendered to Grant, bringing a close to the bloodiest war in US history. Very knowledgable volunteer guide on duty who provided a lot of information about the McLean family and what happened during the hour and a half...More

Thank ErnieK937
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read my review of the Appamatox Court House experience. This is a part---HUGE part---and where the surrender took place.

Thank Patrick201
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After visiting the Court House and little museum, and then watching the short film, we walked around the site and visited the nearby buildings. Back during the Civil War, it was a small community that ended up serving as the site for Lee's surrender to...More

Thank Todnick
Reviewed 3 October 2017

the place where the surrender of Genreal Lee to General Grant, this ending the American civil war. A must see as part of the appomattox court house historical area.

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Although this building was reconstructed (1947-1949), it is, in a sense, the most important structure in the village. Here, in the parlor (NOT in the Court House), is the site where Lee surrendered to Grant. The parlor is set up as it might have looked...More

1  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Tragic time in American history. If you have interest in the Civil War years this is a must see. The house has been rebuilt to orginal specs and they have the desk where Grant wrote up the surrender terms and the one where Lee reviewed...More

1  Thank KJB51862
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The comparison of the desks alone show Grant's respect for Lee. The Rangers and volunteers telling the story of this house do a fantastic job.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It was both fascinating and emotional to visit the place that Lee surrendered to Grant, thus ending the Civil War. The guides and other volunteers were extremely knowledgeable, and we learned a lot.

1  Thank Jennifer D
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