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Lee Hall Mansion
Newport News Virginia Historic Site


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NameLee Hall Mansion
Address163 Yorktown Road
Newport News, VA 23603
Brief DescriptionOne of the last remaining antebellum homes on the Peninsula.
TypeAttraction
CategoryHistoric Site
DescriptionCompleted in 1859, Lee Hall Mansion was home to affluent planter Richard Decauter Lee, his wife Martha, and their children. One of the last remaining antebellum homes on the Virginia Peninsula, Lee Hall Mansion was used as a headquarters by Confederate generals Joseph E. Johnston and John B. Magruder during April and May of 1862. Today, guided tours of this beautifully restored home give a glimpse back into the lives of a wealthy family during the 1860s. Hundreds of artifacts, including a tablecloth from the USS Monitor, are on display in the museum's 1862 Peninsula Campaign Gallery.
Phone 1(757) 888-3371
Emailjwilliams@nngov.com
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Time AllowanceOne hour
Websitewww.leehall.org
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Last Updated12/10/2014
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