Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-63.)
Location. 37° 6.369′ N, 76° 30.84′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Old Grist Mill Lane and Warwick Blvd (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling west on Old Grist Mill Lane. Touch for map. Marker is located at Young's Mill Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13055 Warwick Blvd, Newport News VA 23602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Young’s Mill (here, next to this marker); Mathews Mill (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Young’s Mill (a few steps from this marker); First Peninsula Defense Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Providence Mennonite Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Denbigh Parish (approx. ¼ mile away); Two USCT Heroes (approx. 1.1 miles away); Warwick County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . . The Peninsula Campaign. (Submitted on August 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
1. Old Marker
This marker replaces an older W-63 with the same title which was posted on Route 337, 3/4 mile south of Denbigh. Its text read, Here ran a line of Confederate fortifications, built in 1861 to oppose the Union advance from Fortress Monroe.
— Submitted August 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 955 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.