Camp Stuart

Marker ID: Local Title: Camp Stuart Location: 16th Street and Roanoke Avenue, Newport News VA Description: “World War I, Camp Stuart, named for General JEB Stuart (1833-1864), was America’s largest troop handing facility. It was run by Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation July 1917 to Sept. 1919 on 300 acres leased from the Old Dominion Land Co. The Horace E. Dodge Boat and Plane Corp. and a golf course occupied the site from 1930. Stuart Gardens of 978 residential units was opened late in 1941 by Defense Homes Corporation.

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