Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2001 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W 58.)
Location. 37° 9.903′ N, 76° 33.929′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is on Rivers Ridge Circle, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Lee’s Mill Historic Park, off of Warwick Blvd. Marker is at or near this postal address: 180 Rivers Ridge Circle, Newport News VA 23608, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Lee’s Mill (a few steps from this marker); Fortification Design (within shouting distance of this marker); The Warwick-Yorktown Line (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Battle of Lee’s Mill (about 500 feet away); Union Occupation (about 600 feet away); The Warwick River (about 600 feet away); Lee’s Mill Earthworks (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mulberry Point (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport News.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers along the walking trail in Lee’s Mill Historic Park.
Also see . . . The Peninsula Campaign. (Submitted on August 13, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
1. Old Marker
This marker replaced a previous W-58 with the same title which stood 2 miles southeast of Lee Hall on Route 337. It read, A short distance north of this road across the reservoir is the site of the ancient Lee's Mill. This side road leads to the Miles Curtis farm, where, in April and May, 1862, officers of McClellan's army made balloon
— Submitted August 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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