Parents and Teachers: Please note we are making some internal changes to the site. As a result, the Great American Multiplication Challenge, Spellerz!, Burnside's Billions and couple of other games will not show statistics or return save codes for the next few days. They will be playable, but no data will be saved. They should be fully functional again by the end of the week. As always, please support this site by following me on FACEBOOK or TWITTER.

United States Landmarks: Appomattox Courthouse

   

USA Navigation

   
USA HOME
50 States
USA Regions
Cities
Landmarks
Landforms
National Parks
Map Maker
USA Printables
Fact Sheets
State Outline Maps
State Flag Outlines
State Birds
State Games and Activities
Collage America
 

US LANDMARKS

 
Salem (MA)
Lexington (MA)
Saratoga (NY)
Cooperstown (NY)
Niagara Falls (NY)
Statue of Liberty (NY)
Independence Hall (PA)
Gettysburg (PA)
Johnstown Flood (PA)
Harper’s Ferry (WV)
Richmond (VA)
Washington (DC)
Jamestown/Yorktown (VA)
Appomattox C. (VA)
Roanoke Island (NC)
Cape Hatteras (NC)
Great Smoky Mountains NP
Fort Sumter (SC)
Atlanta (GA)
Savannah (GA)
St. Augustine (FL)
Orlando (FL)
Everglades (FL)
Montgomery (AL)
Vicksburg (MS)
Graceland (TN)
New Orleans (LA)
Indianapolis (IN)
Springfield (IL)
Gateway Arch (MO)
Motown (MI)
Crater of Diamonds (AR)
Topeka (KS)
Dodge City (KS)
Chimney Rock (NE)
T. Roosevelt NP (ND)
Mt. Rushmore (SD)
The Alamo (TX)
Rocky Mts NP (CO)
Little Big Horn (MT)
Yellowstone (WY)
Four Corners
Arches (UT)
Golden Spike (UT)
Saguaro NP (AZ)
Grand Canyon (AZ)
Hoover Dam (AZ, NV)
Area 51 (NV)
Virginia City (NV)
Mt. St, Helens (WA)
Fort Clatsop (OR)
Crater Lake (OR)
Redwood NP (CA)
Sacramento (CA)
Golden Gate Bridge (CA)
Death Valley (CA)
Hollywood (CA)
Denali (AK)
   
 

Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia

   
 
 
 
On April 9, 1865 The McLean House in the village of Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, was the site in which Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederacy to Ulysses S. Grant and Union forces. The surrender marked the end of the bloody Civil War. The war claimed the lives of over a half million people. Nevertheless, the United States of America was saved, and the reconstruction of the South would begin.
   
 

Related Links to Appomattox Courthouse

   
 
Appomattox Courthouse

Appomattox Courthouse in Depth

Learn all about the final moments of the Confederate States of America at Appomattox Courthouse in south-central Virginia.

   
Appomattox Courthouse

The Story of Wilmer McLean

This activity describes the ironic situation of Wilmer McLean, whose claim to fame was the Civil War “started in his front yard and ended in his front parlor.” This activity requires students to make a comic about the situation.

   
Civil War

American Civil War

Learn everything you could possibly want to know and then some by visiting the mrnussbaum.com Civil War section. This is the most complete Civil War presentation for kids on the entire internet.

   
   
 

 

Click here for United States Landmarks Online Scavenger Hunt

Click here for United States Landmarks Printable Scavenger Hunt