Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Kitchen and Servants Hall
Tudor Hall Plantation
Erected by Pamplin Historical Park.
Location. 37° 10.833′ N, 77° 28.726′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker can be reached from Duncan Road (Virginia Route 670), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in Pamplin Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tudor Hall Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Boisseau Family Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Tudor Hall Kitchen Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Tobacco Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Big House (about 300 feet away); The Plantaton Landscape (about 400 feet away); Tudor Hall Field Quarter (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
More about this marker. A picture on the left side of the marker has a caption of “This drawing by Civil War correspondent Edwin Forbes depicts Virginia slaves in their quarters. In 1860, eleven of Joseph Boisseau’s eighteen slaves were twelve years old or younger. They may have worked and played in and around the yard and kitchen.”
Also see . . . Tudor Hall Plantation. Pamplin Historical Park website. (Submitted on January 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • African Americans •
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