How to See Everything in Appomattox in a Day

The Appomattox Court House at Appomattox, Va. is one of the most iconic locations in U.S. history. Located in rural southside Virginia, this is the place where the final Civil War battle was fought and Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. U.S. Grant on April 9, 1865. The experience touring Appomattox is largely self-defined, [...]

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Home Security and the Ghost Whispers

If you are like most American families, you have heard about services like SecurityChoice or any of the others out there – ones that offer monitoring features. Some even talk to you. Case in point, remember the ghost stories that came out of Appomattox just last year? A family claiming to be deep in the [...]

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Finding Diversity Events While in Appomattox

The Appomattox County courthouse is a historical site that is rich in history. The battle at the courthouse in 1865 was the final battle for the Confederate States Army General Robert E. Lee before they surrendered. The Northern Virginian army surrendered to the Union Army and Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant. This was one of [...]

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Finding Big City Fun in Appomattox

Appomattox is known for the Appomattox Courthouse National Historical Park. This is the site of General Robert E. Lee’s official surrender to General Ulysses S. Grant. This park is a great place to visit if someone is interested in history or life during that era. There are many battlefields and markers around the area. There [...]

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Ghost Hunting and the Mysteries of Appomattox

Appomattox, Virginia, is a relatively quiet small town, with one major event that has shaped the entire public knowledge of its existence, which is of course Robert E. Lee surrendering to Ulysses S. Grant at the McLean house. Of course, being such an important piece of civil war history has also brought a large number [...]

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How Not to Behave While in Appomattox

The city of Appomattox is located near the place where Lee surrendered to Grant, effectively ending the Civil War. While this area is rich in history for many other reasons, most visitors come here to visit Civil War memorials. Many lives were lost in the Civil War. Just like any battle, the times were very [...]

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Surrender Your Taste Buds to the Food of Appomattox

History buffs will be in their element as they dine at Babcock House, not far from the site where General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Virginian army to General Grant. Babcock House is set in an elegant 1884 Victorian home featuring antiques, as well as scrumptious food. Dinner selections include mouth watering dishes such as, [...]

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Tours of Appomattox That Will Leave You Breathless

Are you intrigued with history? Do you want to know more about the Civil War? Are you just looking for a cute, charming area to visit with a lot of personality? Appomattox has numerous attractions that will take your breath away. You can start off your visit by strolling along the Turn of the Century [...]

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