Buckhorn Quarters

Buckhorn Quarters (HMWPP)

Location: Courtland, VA 23837 Southampton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 42.483', W 77° 8.545'

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One mile north was the estate of Major Thomas Ridley. In the servile insurrection of August, 1831, the houses were fortified by faithful slaves and made a place of refuge for fugitive whites. In this vicinity Nat Turner, the leader of the insurrection, spent the night after his defeat near Courtland, August 23, 1831.
Marker NumberU-115
Year Placed1930
Placed ByConservation and Developement Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308637 N 4064625
Decimal Degrees36.70805000, -77.14241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 42.483', W 77° 8.545'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 42' 28.98" N, 77° 8' 32.70" W
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Area Code(s)757, 434, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21299 Southampton Pkwy, Courtland VA 23837, US
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