Suffolk History Bites

Come hear the story of the largest slave revolt in U.S. history

Award-winning historian John V. Quarstein will bring to life the story of Nat Turner, a literate slave who believed that he received directions from heaven to raise a slave rebellion in Southampton County. The August 1831 insurrection was the largest slave revolt in U.S. history. Come lunch and learn with us!

Free to anyone 55 or older. There will also be an educational presentation during lunch. Space is limited. Call (757) 214-6279 to RSVP by June 14.


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Event Details

  • Address:
  • 5871 Harbour View Blvd.
    Suffolk, Virginia 23435