Region: Appomattox area Locality: Appomattox 1(877)BLU-GREY A Civil War Journey: 3 day/2 night DAY 1 Visit the Appomattox Courthouse National Historical Park - where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia, leading to the end of the Civil War. Visit nearby Clover Hill Village, a living history village showcasing life in the 1800's. DAY 2 Visit the homeplace of Joel Sweeney, inventor of the 5 string banjo. Wander past grand homes, historic buildings and Civil War era markers on our "Turn of the Centruy" walking tour. Visit the Appomattox County Museum highlighting local Civil War history. Stroll Monument Circle, also in Courthouse Square. DAY 3 Day trip to nearby Civil War sites such as Sailors Creek Battlefield, Point of Honor, Old City Cemetery, and the Lynchburg Civil War driving tour.