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Thu, 09.13.1663

The 1663 Slave Revolt in Gloucester County, Virginia, Occurs

On this date in 1663, the first known slave revolt occurred in Gloucester County, VA. The indentured servants betrayed the conspiracy between black slaves and indentured servants.

Reference:

Encyclopedia Virginia.org

DCR.Virginia.gov

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Copyright 1994 Visible Ink Press, Detroit, MI
ISBN 0-8103-9490-1

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