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Address: 168 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA 23603-1128
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As with Endview we stopped here on our way from Yorktown to

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... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
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379 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
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 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Michigan
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

While not the most historical mansion in the area, it was a nice peek into local history around the time of the civil war. The guide was wonderful and super sweet. We did not get a chance to explore the grounds due to the rain but if I'm ever in the area again I would like to. If you have... More 

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,871 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Interesting mansion near Yorktown is owned by the city of Newport News. They have done a good job renovating it and work is still being done. No original furnishings, but it does have some excellent period pieces and a small museum. We visited in April and it was open on a Monday but closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. It is... More 

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Williamsburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is a very historically significant structure in the Peninsula Campaign of the Civil War. It's amazing how well it has been maintained over the years.

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I would be known as a "Federal", by Southern standards. It was very interesting to learn the Civil War history of the area and learn what land owners came back to after the war. The house is wonderful. We went on a Sunday afternoon and got a private tour!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I actually live in the area (over 20yrs) and just never came here. I had some to time to spend, so I decided to visit. The basement is self guided and gives you a history of the town and what was going on- I did this before the guided tour and you can easily spend about 25-ish minutes there. I... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is actually a well designed house that would be livable in the 21st century. The fact that Richard Lee designed it in 1850 makes it incredible. To walk the rooms that Generals McGruder and Joseph Johnston used as headquarters at various times in the Peninsula campaign is awe inspiring. Walking down that staircase it was easy to imagine being... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I know I'm a little biased, but I love coming to Lee Hall Mansion. The countryside is beautiful and the house looks so stately as you drive up the lane. I can't imagine what it was like to live in this time with all the uncertainty of our country. In the front yard is where the first hot air balloon... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Wow. We went here looking for a history lesson and some Civil War reenactment. They only have reenactors certain time of the year. The tour was not very interesting and is NOT one to take with little ones. Prices are as follow: $7 adults $6 seniors $5 children (7-18)

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