Lynchburg and Appomattox

Discover Lynchburg, Amherst, Alta Vista and Brookneal – a short drive from Bedford’s downtown. History, natural beauty, arts and culture in every direction. 434-847-1811, 800-732-5821, www.DiscoverLynchburg.org

Visit the Appomattox National Historical Park, where Robert E. Lee, Commanding General of the Army of Northern Virginia, surrendered his men to Ulysses Grant, General-in-Chief of all United States forces, on April 9, 1865. This 1800-acre national park in central Virginia includes the McLean home (surrender site) and the village of Appomattox Court House, the former county seat for Appomattox County. Also visit the Appomattox Museum, Clover Hill Village Living History Museum and more. For more information about Appomattox call 434-352-2621 or visit www.historicappomattox.com