Williamsburg and Hampton Roads Sights

Lee Hall

  • 163 Yorktown Rd. Map It
  • Newport News
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 10/21/2013

Fodor's Review

Lee Hall, an Italianate mansion constructed around 1859, was once home to one of Warwick County's leading landowners, Richard Decauter Lee, who achieved prominence using the method of scientific farming. It is the only large mid-19th-century plantation house remaining on Virginia's lower peninsula, and it served as the headquarters for Confederate generals John Bankhead Magruder and Joseph E. Johnston during the spring of 1862. Lee Hall now provides an in-depth review of the 1862 Peninsula Campaign.

Sight Information


163 Yorktown Rd., Exit 247 off I–64, Newport News, Virginia, United States

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Website: www.leehall.org

Sight Details:

  • $6
  • Jan.–Mar., Thurs.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 1–5; Apr.–Dec., Mon. and Wed.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 12–5

Published 10/21/2013


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