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Battle of Lee’s Mill -Dam Number 1

Newport News, VA
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Great Park

Great part of history. Easy to get in/out & walk around. Peaceful & beautiful scenery. Would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bamboo708
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Clarkston, Georgia
Not much to see but a pretty place

A short walk with about four markers gives a quick history of the battle that took place here... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
TonyTTA
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NYC
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“Great Park”
27 Sep 2016
“A Very Important Site Historically”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great part of history. Easy to get in/out & walk around. Peaceful & beautiful scenery. Would recommend this- enjoy picnic and just meander around enjoying weather/day.

Thank Bamboo708
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A short walk with about four markers gives a quick history of the battle that took place here. Worth the stop if you are in the area. Staff at the visitors center was very helpful.

Thank TonyTTA
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The fortifications supporting Dam No. One are among the best preserved of any from the Civil War (officially termed by the U.S. Army the War of the Rebellion). While there was little about the Peninsula Campaign which affected the course or outcome of the long...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 8 June 2015

The easiest way to get to this site is from the Newport News Park. The walking trail was marked and easy to follow, Well preserved fortifications from the battle and a very peaceful environment, considering what took place here. Worth finding when in the area.

2  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Well preserved fortifications - Hidden jewel. Well marked trails - good signs - quiet - Lots of deer.

6  Thank Travelllerr
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