Courtland: Nat Turner Rebellion

Historical Significance

Nat Turner's slave rebellion began at Courtland.  The militia suppressed slaves after 60 whites were killed. See entry for Belmont Plantation.

Physical Description

This is a private home with a public marker describing the site's significance.

Geographical and Contact Information

Cross Keys
Boykins, Virginia
23827

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Nat Turner

Nat Turner

19th century. engraving. Nat Turner (1800-1831). Slave leader; with his confederates in conference | Source: Public Domain - Credit: The Granger Collection, New York View File Details Page

The capture of Nat Turner

The capture of Nat Turner

The capture of Nat Turner (1800-1831) by Benjamin Phipps on 30 October 1831: colored engraving. | Source: Public Domain - Credit: The Granger Collection, New York. View File Details Page

Cite this Page:

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, “Courtland: Nat Turner Rebellion,” African American Historic Sites Database, accessed March 25, 2017, http://aahistoricsitesva.org/items/show/99.

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