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By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
Marker at Endview Plantation
Virginia, Newport News — EndviewHome of the Warwick Beauregards — 1862 Peninsula Campaign
The white two-and-a-half story frame building in front of you in the distance is Endview. Endview was built circa 1760 by Col. William Harwood, Jr., who was a member of the House of Burgesses, a signer of the Virginia Resolves, and a Warwick County . . . — Map (db m10381) HM
Virginia, Newport News — The CemeteryThe Civil War at Endview — A living history museum
Located near a circa 1630 house site, this graveyard has held the mortal remains of the Harwood family and other persons since the seventeenth century. Southern plantations typically had a private plot containing the graves of several generations of . . . — Map (db m16564) HM
Virginia, Newport News — The Dairy BuildingThe Civil War at Endview — A living history museum
In the South, dairy buildings were small structures, usually 14 feet square with a gable roof. The buildings’ overhanging eaves, louvered ventilators, and insulated walls were designed to keep the milk cool inside. Milk was placed in shallow tubs . . . — Map (db m16566) HM
Virginia, Newport News — The Endview SpringThe Civil War at Endview — A living history museum
The fresh water bubbling from this natural spring has supported wildlife and the various residents on this property: Indian hunting parties, the Harwood/Curtis families, and military encampments. During the American Revolution, General George . . . — Map (db m16563) HM

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