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AppomattoxNPS

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is a 1,700 acre unit of the National Park Service.

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Special visit From Father Christmas & one of his elves at the Park’s Holiday Open House!
#StillnessAtAppomattox Snow blankets the Stage Road to the courthouse building. #AppomattoxNPS
#StillnessAtAppomattox A beautiful late Autumn sunset over the McLean house and the western side of the village. #NPS #FindYourPark
#StillnessAtAppomattox Autumn sun sets on the Isbell House. Built in 1850, this original building now serves as the Park's headquarters. #NPS
Sun setting on a lovely Autumn afternoon. #AppomattoxNPS
#StillnessAtAppomattox Fallen leaves in front of the Clover Hill Tavern remind us of the changing seasons 152 years ago. #NPS
#StillnessAtAppomattox A cool misty morning at Appomattox Court House a few weeks back. Muted fall colors were finally starting to emerge. #NPS #FindYourPark
#StillnessAtAppomattox Lovely Autumn sunset over the western edge of Appomattox Court House. #NPS #FindYourPark
#StillnessAtAppomattox The rising sun on a fall morning casts a long shadow across the yard of the Meeks family property. #NPS
#StillnessAtAppomattox Fog blankets the fields around the village. Similar conditions greeted the armies on April 9, 1865. #NPS
#StillnessAtAppomattox The morning sun brightens the fields around the village. A quiet place until April 1865, the arrival of 100,000 troops would change that. #NPS
#StillnessAtAppomattox The Stage Road looking west from the village. The blacksmith shop of Charles Duigiud, a free black man, stood nearby. #NPS
#StillnessAtAppomattox This small cabin was the home of the Widow Kelly in 1865. John Robinson, a former slave and skilled cobbler, lived here after the war. #NPS
A gorgeous afternoon on the way to the courthouse.
#StillnessAtAppomattox The rising moon illuminates the historic Charles Sweeney cabin during this weekend's banjo festival. #NPS #FindYourPark
Laurent Dubois & the earliest banjo sounds in the America's- 1688. www.musicalpassage.org
Charles Sweeney Cabin ready to ring with the sounds of the early banjo! Sweeney Banjo Festival Sat. Sep. 9. #sweeneybanjofest
#StillnessAtAppomattox The Isbell House from the west. This was the home of Commonwealth Attorney Lewis Isbell. #NPS #FindYourPark
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