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Tour of Civil War Fortifications on Fort Eustis

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

Mathew Jones House Fort Eustis
Harrison Road
Newport News, VA 23604 United States

The Fort Eustis Archaeology Program will conduct a tour of the installation’s Civil War fortifications. These earthen fortifications were constructed in 1861-1862 as part of Confederate General John B. Magruder’s defense of the Peninsula. These are some of the best preserved earthen field fortifications in eastern Virginia. J

Join us as we examine these exceptionally well preserved Civil War sites. Tour will start in the 18th century Matthew Jones House @ 10:00 

Tour Limited to 30 people! Contact Dr. McDaid to make a reservation by 28 September 

Tour Leaders: Mr. J. Michael Moore, author and noted Civil War expert 
Dr. Christopher L. McDaid, Cultural Resources Manager, Installation Archaeologist 

Meeting Location: Mathew Jones House Fort Eustis, VA 23604 Date: Saturday 6 October Time: 10 am—2p

Directions 1. Head southwest on Washington Blvd after entering post through Gate 1 2. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit and stay on Washington Blvd 3. Right at Taylor Ave 5. Jones House will be on your left

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October 6, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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Christopher McDaid


Mathew Jones House Fort Eustis
Harrison Road
Newport News, VA 23604 United States
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