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to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed holidays). Numerous military displays are on post such as Anzio Annie, a historic railway gun used by the Germans in World War II to attack Allied troops in Italy. The visitors center is located at 500 Lee Ave, Building 5228. All visitors will be required to show a Common Access Card, a military identification card, or approved government-issued identification such as a state driver’s license or state-issued identification to gain access onto Fort Lee. All adults are required to possess valid ID. All juveniles without valid ID must be accompanied by an adult family member. Drivers must be able to show a valid driver’s license, current vehicle registration and proof of insurance. For more information, visit www.
lee.army.mil or call (804) 734-4593.
Appomattox Plantation The land that surrounds Appomattox Manor on City Point was patented in 1635 by Francis Eppes and remained in the Eppes family until 1979. The area was first settled in 1613 and was first known as Bermuda City and later as City Point. During the American Revolution, British soldiers commanded by Benedict Arnold marched through area. Appomattox Manor was used in the Civil War as the Union headquarters during the Siege of Petersburg. It is now part of Petersburg National Battlefield. In June 1864, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant arrived at City Point several months and one bloody campaign after PresiCELEBRATING 90 YEARS! dent Abraham Lincoln made him commander of 800,000 Union troops. As Union forces were tightening their grip around Petersburg, Lincoln visited Union Headquarters at Appomattox Manor, spending three weeks of the 113 HOPEWELL STREET * HOPEWELL last month of his life watching the war OPEN Monday thru SATURDAY 5:30am -2:30pm come to an end. DAILY BREAKFAST & LUNCH SPECIALS The site is now owned by the Na(804)458-6256 tional Park Service as part of Petersburg National Battlefield. FIRST RESPONDER PRICING AVAILABLE Appomattox Plantation is located at the corner of Cedar Lane and Pecan Avenue in Hopewell. For more information, GUNS GEAR AMMUNITION We Buy, Sell & Trade call (804) 732-3531.
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3541 Courthouse Road • Richmond, VA