Jones Law Office at Appomattox Court House

While walking down the fenced dirt road through famous Appomattox Court House National Historic Park in Virginia, we come across the small but charming wood framed tiny house used as the Jones Law Office back in 1865.  This was at the time the Civil War ended here with the signing of the surrender papers by General Lee in front of General Grant.  From the front porch of this house they stood and saw the confederate army lay down their arms in the street and have them stacked.  Later in 1867, a black shoemaker John Robertson and his family bought and lived in this house and it was in their family until 1930 and their family graveyard is still on the property.


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