Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Execution of Gabriel
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number SA-66.)
Location. 37° 32.23′ N, 77° 25.665′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on Broad Street (U.S. 250) 0 miles east of Interstate 95, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Negro Burial Ground (a few steps from this marker); Richmond’s African Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumpkin's Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First African Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named First African Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); Monumental Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Virginia Convention of 1788 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Terrace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . .
1. "The Defenders...'" Gabriel Marker Project. (Submitted on January 7, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Gabriel "Prosser". Virginia Governor Thomas Kaine recognizes that Gabriel's cause "has prevailed in the light of history" and posthumously pardons him and his co-conspirators, August 30, 2007. (Submitted on January 7, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Gabriel's Rebellion, Slave Revolt, Conspiracy
Categories. • African Americans • Antebellum South, US • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Heroes • Notable Events • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,949 times since then and 95 times this year. Last updated on January 7, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.