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.
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. Touch for map. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dairy Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Endview (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Endview (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lebanon Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aviation Field Yorktown (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lebanon Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Hall (approx. ¾ mile 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War of 1812 • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 866 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.