Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1967 by Newport News Historical Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Corporation of Newport News series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 5, 1908.
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 at or near this postal address: 13055 Warwick Blvd, Newport News VA 23602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow fliesYoung’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 Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,238 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.