Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Endview Spring
The Civil War at Endview
— A living history museum —
The spring also made Endview Plantation an excellent location for organizing and training local volunteer units in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. In addition, the spring provided water for the Confederate and Union hospitals located at Endview.
Erected by Endview Living History Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1850.
Location. 37° 12.648′ N, 76° 34.142′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Yorktown Road (Virginia Route 238), on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of the Endview living history museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Endview Landscape (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Endview (within shouting distance of this marker); Endview Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dairy House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Endview (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Endview (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lebanon Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
More about this marker. The bottom right of the marker contains a painting of “Washington at Endview” by muralist Sidney L. King. The top of the marker features a photograph with the caption “Endview’s spring, which was once covered by a cooling springhouse, as depicted in this c. 1915 image, still flows and feeds one of the streams that form the headwaters of the Warwick River. At one time the main roadway ran between the house and spring.”
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers found at the Endview Plantation.
Also see . . . History of Endview Plantation. Endview Plantation website. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,002 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.