Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Peninsula Defense Line
Erected 1977 by United Daughters of the Confederacy, Bethel Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 37° 6.357′ N, 76° 30.828′ 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 left when traveling west on Old Grist Mill Lane. Touch for map. Marker is located across the street from Young's Mill. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Young’s Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Mathews Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Young’s Mill Young’s Mill (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. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . . The Peninsula Campaign. (Submitted on August 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,005 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.