Yes, Virginia and America, There Was a Nat Turner and Revolters of the Despicable, Peculiar Institution of Slavery

Events of August 21-22, 1831

Historical References

The Evening Post
New York, New York
Mon, Aug 29, 1831 · Page 2
Roanoke Advocate
Halifax, North Carolina
Thu, Sep 15, 1831 · Page 2
The Kansas City StarKansas City, Missouri 18 Jul 1885, Sat • Page 4

Brantley Association Southampton County Project

The Confessions of Nat Turner…|UNC-CH

Exclusive: Inside the Quest to Return Nat Turner’s Skull to His Family


A Guide to a Speech and Photographs Relating to Nat Turner’s “Insurrection” by Archival Resources of the Virginias

It’s been 190 years since Nat Turner’s Rebellion. Brutal mysteries remain unsolved.|The Virginian-Pilot|August 21, 2021

Library of Virginia Chancery Court Case: 1851| Harriet Whitehead v. EXRS of Nathaniel Francis, Nathaniel Francis

Library of Virginia Death or Liberty Documents

Nat Turner in Jerusalem | New York Theatre Workshop

The Nat Turner Library

The Nat Turner Project|Digital Archive

Nat Turner’s Rebellion, 1831
A Spotlight on a Primary Source by Nelson Allyn

Nat Turner’s Rebellion Bill of Rights Institute Entry

Nat Turner’s Revolt (1831) Encyclopedia Virginia Entry

Nat Turner Revolt: Friendship Between Descendants of Opposite Sides

Searching for Nat Turner in Southampton County, Virginia by Marquaysa Battle|Demetria Lucas

Verbatim Record of Nat Turner’s Trial|Famous Trials

The Change of 1831 Copyright Disclaimer under Section 107 of the copyright act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favour of fair use.

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Nottoway Reservation – The Circle and Square

The Declaration of Independence|National Archives

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

1831: Year of the Eclipse| Louis P. Masur

Total Solar Eclipse 2017| NASA

Site of Nat Turner Rebellion|

Nat Turner Story Quilts by Stephen Towns

A Guide to a Speech and Photographs Relating to Nat Turner’s “Insurrection” by Archival Resources of the Virginias

The Birth of a Nation (2016) IMDb

Nat Turner|The History Channel | Stock Getty Images

Nat Turner’s Bible Gave the Enslaved Rebel the Resolve to Rise Up| Smithsonian Magazine

The Confessions of Nat Turner…|UNC-CH

Tupac’s Tattoos Are So Famous, But Why? Meanings behind Tupac’s Tattoos| Tattoo Me Now

Honoring the Ancestors| Photo by FRAN. (As shared on FB)

Beautiful audio: Lincoln University Choir “I Know I’ve Been Changed” Soloist Shavona Antoinette Burton (2014)


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