Tudor Hall Field Quarter

Tudor Hall Field Quarter (HMA1L)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 11.127', W 77° 28.679'

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Tudor Hall Plantation

— Pamplin Historical Park —

The environment in front of you recreates elements of a plantation Field Quarter of the 1800s. The slaves who provided agricultural labor on farms like Tudor Hall lived in areas like this in the years before the Civil War.

The first slave dwelling on the left as you enter the yard contains a multi-media exhibit examining the institution of slavery in the United States. The second slave house is furnished as the plantation laborers might have known it. Compare the lifestyle of these people with living conditions in the "big house" and the kitchen quarter behind Tudor Hall. The Field Quarter also includes a well house, chicken coop, and garden suggesting how the field slaves worked on their own time to supplement the rations provided by the plantation owner.

Nearby, Pamplin Historic Park is cultivating several small plots demonstrating the types of crops grown in central and southern Virginia in the 19th century.
HM NumberHMA1L
Placed ByPamplin Historical Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 8:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 280036 N 4118321
Decimal Degrees37.18545000, -77.47798333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.127', W 77° 28.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 7.62" N, 77° 28' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6306 Duncan Rd, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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