Young's Mill

Young's Mill (HM6KQ)

Location: Newport News, VA 23602
Country: United States of America

N 37° 6.369', W 76° 30.84'

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Since early colonial days Deep Creek has had a dam and pond here with a mill, owned by the Matthews, Digges and Young families, grinding corn well into the 20th century. In the Peninsula Campaign, Federal forces of Gen. McClellan encountered strong Confederate works nearby, the right flank of Gen. Magruder's first line of defense. The works were abandoned April 5, 1862, for a resolute stand 6 miles farther north at Lee's Mill.
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HM NumberHM6KQ
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Year Placed1967
Placed ByNewport News Historical Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:13pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 365473 N 4107720
Decimal Degrees37.10615000, -76.51400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.369', W 76° 30.84'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 22.14" N, 76° 30' 50.40" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13035 Warwick Blvd, Newport News VA 23602, US
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