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Address: 168 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA 23603-1128
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The only antebellum house remaining on the lower peninsula

Lee Hall Mansion is a must-see attraction for Civil War historians for several reasons not associated with the fact that it has no relation to the famous Lee family of Virginia... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lee Hall Mansion is a must-see attraction for Civil War historians for several reasons not associated with the fact that it has no relation to the famous Lee family of Virginia. Built between 1848 and 1859, located near the junction of US Route 60 and Virginia Route 238 near Newport News, the brick structure is the only large antebellum plantation... More 

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Richmond, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The house is lovely. Beautifully restored with period furniture. The docent was extremely knowledgeable and interesting. Loved the period clothes. Well worth making the time to visit.

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Hampton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Maybe if I was a history buff I might like this tour. I was just reminded of a stupid part of our history. I see no need to dwell on it.

Thank Oranutan1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was our first stop on the way to Williamsburg, Virginia. I am so glad we made time to stop here because we might not have had time at the end of our vacation. The tour guide was very friendly and full of knowledge. It's amazing this house is still standing after all these years. I would definitely recommend this... More 

1 Thank ca1842
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Had toddler daughter and husband in tow who did not want to get out of the car. So, I walked around the grounds and took lots of pictures. I did not go inside, but per the reviews it doesn't sound like I missed much. I am in love with the Civil War and their mansions, so I was happy to... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Lee Hall Mansion on a rainy day, and needed something indoors to do. It is an attraction that takes about an hour to tour, and is not terribly exciting. If you like history, you will appreciate the glimpse into the bridge between pre and post civil war. I was acutely uncomfortable with the plantation south, but it was... More 

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Aubrey, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The house itself and additional building are nice and the grounds are well maintained. Nothing really original there in the house but one can easily get the gist of life in 1800's Virginia. Very enthusiastic tour guide; she seemed very passionate about the home and its history. There were areas she pointed out to us but would not allow entry,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Really great tour about the family that build the Lee house. Really gave a lot of good info about how each room was used. Could have mentioned slavery more than 0 times.

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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Williamsburg! The gate was open though no tours were offered on this day(as at Endview). The house,out buildings and grounds are well maintained and were well marked with exterior historic markers for us to view the buildings,learn the history and take pictures! Well worth a short stop(or long if open for tours) for history lovers of the colonial and ante... More 

1 Thank scot1ru
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Interesting mansion. The lady that gave the tour is obviously there because she is personally interested in the subject. Well worth the time to tour Lee hall.

1 Thank rick b

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