Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Auction Block

Green Hill Plantation, Slave Auction Block, State Route 728, Long Island vicinity, Campbell County, VA

Green Hill plantation, Virginia. In 1860, this plantation was home to 81 enslaved African Americans. They lived in 17 cabins in "Lower Town" and worked in the tobacco and wheat fields and the numerous outbuildings of the 5000-acre
plantation —barn, granary, stable, laundry, loom house, carriage house, and more.
Campbell County, Virginia

1 comment:

  1. Makes me wonder how the victims felt standing on it


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