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Appomattox in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sears Lane

 
 
Sears Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
1. Sears Lane Marker
Inscription.  General Grant used this lane to reach the McLean House where General Lee was waiting to discuss the turns of surrender.
April 9, 1865
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list.
 
Location. 37° 22.524′ N, 78° 48.134′ W. Marker is in Appomattox, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Old Courthouse Road (State Highway 24), on the right when traveling east. Located across the highway from the Confederate Cemetery wayside in the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Raine Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Appomattox Court House Confederate Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Appomattox (about 300 feet away); Wartime Landscape (about 400 feet away); A Strategic Delay (about 400
Sears Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
2. Sears Lane Marker
feet away); North Carolina (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named North Carolina (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appomattox.
 
Sears Lane image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
3. Sears Lane
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2010. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on September 19, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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