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Address: 168 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA 23603-1128
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Gone With The Wind

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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
181dianah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 of war, wealth, loss...loved the tour and very affordable...

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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!

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Chicago, Illinois
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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 Virginia Route 238 near Newport News, the brick structure is the only large antebellum plantation... More 

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Richmond, VA
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

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Hampton, Virginia
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259 reviews
112 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 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.

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Thank Oranutan1
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113 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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 amazing this house is still standing after all these years. I would definitely recommend this... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 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 am in love with the Civil War and their mansions, so I was happy to... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Lee Hall Mansion on a rainy day, and needed something indoors to do. It is an attraction that takes about an hour to tour, and is not terribly exciting. If you like history, you will appreciate the glimpse into the bridge between pre and post civil war. I was acutely uncomfortable with the plantation south, but it was... More 

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Aubrey, Texas
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The house itself and additional building are nice and the grounds are well maintained. Nothing really original there in the house but one can easily get the gist of life in 1800's Virginia. Very enthusiastic tour guide; she seemed very passionate about the home and its history. There were areas she pointed out to us but would not allow entry,... More 

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