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Endview Plantation, Newport News

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Endview Plantation is an 18th-century plantation which is located on Virginia State Route 238 in the Lee Hall community in the northwestern area of the independent city of Newport News, Virginia.HistoryEarlier known as the Harwood Plantation, the house was built in 1769 by William Harwood along the Great Warwick Road, which linked the colonial capital of Williamsburg with the town of Hampton on the harbor of Hampton Roads. The 238-year-old house and grounds were used by military forces during the Revolutionary War. General Thomas Nelson, Jr.'s Virginia Militia used it as a resting place on September 28, 1781, en route to Yorktown shortly before the surrender of the British troops under Lord Cornwallis.Military use again came during the War of 1812 and the American Civil War. Then the home of Dr. Humphrey Harwood Curtis, Jr., one of two doctors in Warwick County, Virginia, Endview also served as a hospital during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign of the Civil War.
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  • I was very involved is the restoration and it was a project that the City was very excited about. there are civil was re enactment's there for history buffs and the children Love the live action  more »
  • My date took me to the Plantation for a WWII Re-inactment. It was really neat to see all of the military regalia, the soldiers, everything down to the cigarettes and rations were authentic.  more »
  • We learned about Endview while planning our visit to nearby Lee Hall. As dedicated Civil War historians, my wife and I can never get enough of antebellum plantations and battlefields. Endview, which w...  more »
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  • Great historical place! We really enjoyed our visit and the Civil War Reenactment that was going on while we were there.
  • It's our history, a great opportunity to learn about the local history and it's important to the broader national picture
  • It was closed when I visited. The grounds are terrific and beautiful.
  • We participated in the Fall Harvest Festival, and it was such a fun time. The grounds were amazing, and the staff there ran the faire with a level of professionalism rarely scene at those types of faires. I would highly recommend visiting the plantation, holding an event there, and especially coming out to the Harvest Faire next fall.
  • The guides were awesome. It is a small place full of history and worth the trip. We had so much fun! My son labeled it as his favor to place.