Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-63.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1862.
Location. 37° 6.369′ N, 76° 30.84′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection 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 flies. A different marker also named 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 Woodland Park, 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,
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 1,024 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.