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ALL RENEWALS AND NEW MEMBERSHIPS WILL BE GOOD THROUGH 2021! RENEWAL IN JANUARY 2022

 

The mission of the Appomattox 1865 Foundation is to enrich the understanding and appreciation of the heritage and significance of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. The Foundation focuses on efforts to preserve the past, augment financial support, commemorate history and enhance each and every visitor’s experience

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A Note from the President

Eileen Huffman

Thank you to all our friends.

We wish you health and happiness always and patience and persistence during this challenging time.

The Board of Directors

Appomattox 1865 Foundation

 Our ongoing goal is to complete restoration and enhance the visitor experience at the Sweeney Cabin and to educate visitors on the significance of this place.  Our park saw the birth of a new musical genre and we plan to celebrate and honor those individuals who were responsible. Some of our efforts include the following:

SWEENEY CABIN RESTORATION CAMPAIGN - FUNDRAISING EFFORTS will focus on

  • INSIDE DISPLAYS/SIGNAGE

  • SOLAR POWERED WAYSIDE

  • IMPROVED ACCESS AND PARKING TO THE CABIN AND TRAILS 

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Joel Sweeney and the Banjo Festival

September 7th, 2019

Dedication of a new roadside marker honoring the African American Banjoists that inspired Joel Sweeney

Dom Flemons

2019 Sweeney Summer Concert Series

Thank you for join us in celebrating the musical history of Appomattox County with the 2019 music series on the McLean House porch! These talented musicians donated their time to help us raise funds to continue our mission to highlight musical history in the Charles Sweeney Cabin.

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FOUNDATION ADDRESS
PO Box 63

Appomattox, VA  24522

© 2020 by Appomattox 1865 Foundation

A Registered 501c3

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Commonwealth of Virginia

PO Box 1163 Richmond VA 23218 for full financial statement