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Lee Hall Mansion

168 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA 23603-1128
+1 757-888-3371
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  Had a really great time at Lee Hall today, Juanita Conway connected with all of us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brian A
Historic home, Confederate history, 1860's museum

This is a cool old home. Built in 1850 on 2200 succesful farming acres. It was initially rented by... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
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168 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA 23603-1128
+1 757-888-3371
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

  Had a really great time at Lee Hall today, Juanita Conway connected with all of us, knowledgeable and communicated well. Will be back with my parents. Did not seem like much from the road, but really liked the inside, the care they put into...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is a cool old home. Built in 1850 on 2200 succesful farming acres. It was initially rented by Gen Magruder of the Confederate army in 1862 and eventually taken over by them, driving the owner away. They ruined it. When the owner returned in...More

1  Thank crowther1
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Wonderful piece of local history that we finally went to see having passed so many times in our visits to other places in our home area of Hampton and Newport News. So glad we finally got to see this hidden treasure, beautiful architecture, history, story...More

1  Thank 181dianah
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Good for a rainy spring day, the tour guide was very informative and the history of this family and home is really interesting.

Thank KRF-traveler
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A fascinating gem in the Civil War history. The period furniture and the people are stunning. Mr. Moore was brilliant with his knowledge of the property and the war overall! Can't wait to come back!

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

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...More

1  Thank Taylor B
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.

Thank marymc13
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
Reviewed 29 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...More

1  Thank ca1842
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...More

Thank Linda H
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6 February 2017|
Response from Oranutan1 | Reviewed this property |
I never heard of a ferry to Hog Island. There is one from Jamestown to Surry.
27 April 2015|
Response from Savanna D |
Tours start every half hour.