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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...More
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...More
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...More
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...More
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:
Lee Hall Mansion is located in the north end of Newport News, Va. Built in the 1850's the mansion was built by the Richard Lee family and was used as a HQ by several confederate generals during the civil war. Has a number of displays...More
My wife and I stopped here on a whim while driving from Yorktown to Newport News. The facility there has a nice little gallery giving a history of the area. The doge was very friendly and knowledgeable and really offered a pleasant tour of the...More
We saw an ad for a local Wine Festival and thought we would check it out. It was held on the grounds of Lee Hall Mansion. The Fine Festival was wonderful, wine good, food offered also good and the music fantastic. We got to tour...More
The best part of our visit was the guided tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and brought to life all the happenings and people that revolved around the Civil war era. If you are interested in American History, stop here. The Lee Family was...More