Franklin Southampton, VA 历史
The earliest inhabitants of 南安普顿县 were Native Americans, of the Nottoway and Meherrin tribes, who settled mainly along the rivers that now bear their names. As more and more settlers came to the area, the Native American tribes dispersed and those remaining were collected in reservations. Currently, many descendants of the Nottoway tribe live in the Franklin Southampton area. 南安普顿县 is also home to the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Territory. Also located in 南安普顿县 and Surry County, the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia, Inc. is an organized Tribe of the Nottoway Indians who live in the traditional territorial area of the historic Nottoway Tribe.浏览网站 明陞体育m88APP脸谱网页面
The first English settlement, 詹姆斯敦, was established in 1607 and to this day is only a 30 mile drive and a ferry ride across the James River. Shortly after the 詹姆斯敦 Settlement, settlers explored and began settling in the area known today as Hampton Roads. The English colony of Virginia as originally divided into eight countries with a total population of approximately 5,000居民. 南安普顿县 was originally part of "Warrasquoyocke", one of the eight shires making up the Colony of Virginia. The shire was renamed Isle of Wight in 1637. It wasn't until 1749 the portion of Isle of Wight County west of the Blackwater River became 南安普顿县. It is believed the County received its name for either the borough of Southampton in England or for Henry Wriothesley, 南安普顿第三任伯爵.
Nat Turner's Insurrection Trail
Franklin Southampton has deep roots in African American history and culture and can be traced back to the early colonization of Hampton Roads. One of the most famous historical moments in African American history, the Nat Turner Rebellion of 1831, took place in 南安普顿县. The rebellion was the nation's largest slave revolt. The rebellion cost the lives of 60 white men, women, and children. The aftermath resulted in the execution of an equal number of slaves and numerous murders around the country from angry protests. Nat Turner's rebellion had an enormous impact across the world and set in action the abolition of slavery in England in 1833 and the rest of Europe. 今天 you can retrace the steps of Nat Turner's Rebellion through the Town of Courtland, learn many more interesting facts, and view artifacts such as Nat Turner's machete used during the revolt.纳特·特纳的反抗(1831年) 明陞体育m88APP脸谱网页面
Franklin Southampton saw many skirmishes throughout the Civil War. You can find numerous historical "Virginia Civil War Tails" markers throughout the area identifying their locations. One of the most notable battles took place in 1862 in Franklin and is referred to as the Joint Expedition against Franklin. 几个你.S. 海军炮艇汽船, 由美国海军准将佩里率领, attempted to pass through Franklin on the Blackwater River. Local Confederates opened fire on the ships, 迫使船只撤退, which caused five naval casualties and 16 people to be wounded. 今天, historical markers in downtown Franklin mark the location where Commodore Perry began his retreat back down the Blackwater River.明陞体育m88APP脸谱网页面
Farming and the rural way of life play a strong role in the history of Franklin Southampton. 南安普顿县 is the number one county in the state of Virginia for the most family-owned farms in ownership for over 100 years and are given the designation of a "Virginia Century Farm". 即使在今天, 南安普顿县 consistently ranks in the top five of Virginia counties yielding the largest harvest of peanuts, 大豆, 玉米, 棉花和木材. The number of wild turkeys and deer harvested in the county also continually ranks in the top of the Commonwealth. Franklin Southampton is home to many well-known and high quality peanut producers. If your mouth is watering for some great local Virginia peanuts click below to learn more.维吉尼亚花生 明陞体育m88APP脸谱网页面