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  1. Battle of Dam #1- Historical Site
    Historic site where five miles of evidence from the Battle of Dam #1 can still be found.
    13564 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News Park Newport News, VA 23603
    (757) 247-8523
  2. Battle of Lee’s Mill- Historic Site
    Scene of the April 5, 1862 Battle of Lee's Mill.
    180 River's Ridge Circle, Lee's Mill Park Newport News, VA 23608
    (757) 247-8523
  3. Civil War Trails
    A series of Civil War battle sites also used as a path for the Underground Railroad.
    Hampton Roads, VA
  4. Congress & Cumberland Overlook- Historical Site
    Scene of the sinking of the U.S.S. Cumberland and U.S.S. Congress by the ironclad C.S.S. Virginia.
    26th Street & West Avenue, Christopher Newport Park Newport News, VA 23607
    (757) 247-8523
  5. Endview Plantation
    2020 Summer camps have been canceled. Historical home built in 1769 this house has witnessed the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. Tours, exhibits, special events and programs throughout the entire year. Civil War Camps.
    362 Yorktown Road, Newport News Park Newport News, VA 23603
    (757) 887-1862
  6. Lee Hall Depot
    The Lee Hall Depot was constructed in the 1880s. The site is under construction, visitors can not access the inside of the depot due to construction.
    Elmhurst Street and Warwick Boulevard Newport News VA 23603
    (757) 886-2715
  7. Lee Hall Mansion
    One of the last remaining antebellum homes on the Virginia Peninsula. Tours, activities and special events offered throughout the year.
    362 Yorktown Road Newport News, VA 23603
    (757) 888-3371
  8. Mariners’ Museum
    Maritime History Museum. Youth and family programs. Homeschool Programs.
    100 Museum Drive Newport News, VA 23606
    (757) 596-2222
  9. Monitor-Merrimack Overlook- Historic Site
    Scene of the famous Battle of the Ironclads, the C.S.S. Virginia and the U.S.S. Monitor.
    16th Street & Oak Avenue, Anderson Park Newport News, VA 23607
    (757) 247-8523
  10. Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center
    This 1899 Victorian home belonged to Joseph Thomas Newsome, a prominent Newport News attorney, journalist, and civil rights pioneer. Local programs and community events.
    2803 Oak Avenue Newport News, VA 23607
    (757) 247-2360
  11. Skiffe’s Creek Redoubt – Historical Site
    This site was part of the Skiffes Creek Line. It was built to defend the Confederate Mulberry Island-James River section during the Peninsula Campaign of 1862.
    22 Enterprise Drive Newport News, VA 23603
    (757) 247-8523
  12. Victory Arch Historic Site
    A memorial to the men and women of the armed forces. Currently is used as the site of the Newport News annual Memorial and Veterans Day ceremonies.
    25th Street & West Avenue Newport News, VA 23607
    (757) 247-8523
  13. Virginia Living Museum
    Virtual Camps available for Summer 2020! Hands-on activities, observatory, planetarium, outdoor boardwalk, native plant and conservation gardens, and 250 living species. Birthday parties available. Summer camps. Homeschool Programs.
    524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News, VA 23601
    (757) 595-1900
  14. Virginia War Museum
    Museum displays documenting America's wars from 1775 to the present. Summer camps.
    9285 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, Virginia 23607
    (757) 247-8523
  15. Warwick Court House- Historical Site
    Site of the 1810 courthouse and also the site of the recently restored 1884 Warwick Court House.
    1401 Old Courthouse Way Newport News, VA 23602
    (757) 247-8523
  16. Young’s Mill- Historic Site
    Area local to this 1820 tide mill formed part of the first line of defense during the Peninsula Campaign of 1862.
    13055 Warwick Boulevard Newport News, VA 23602
    (757) 247-8523