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Appomattox Court House now closed to visitors

The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park has announced it is now closed to visitors until further notice. The closure is to comply with Virginia’s stay-at-home order as a result of the COVID-19 virus.

Park officials said they would notify the public when the park plans to resume operations. For further updates, visit the website www.nps.gov/apco and the park’s social media channels.

Park officials said the health and safety of their visitors, employees, volunteers and partners was their top priority.

The NPS encourages people to take advantage of the many digital tools already available to explore Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, including:

• The park website, including photos and historical information: https://www.nps.gov/apco/index.htm

• A virtual Junior Ranger program (badges can be mailed out when the park reopens):https://www.nps.gov/apco/learn/kidsyouth/beajuniorranger.htm

• Daily updates, informational videos, and articles exploring the park’s history on the park’s social media, including Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AppomattoxNPS/ and Twitter:https://twitter.com/appomattoxnps

Updates about NPS operations will be posted on www.nps.gov/coronavirus.