Confederate History and Heritage Month: Richmond was the slave trading capital of Virginia
|This map of Richmond, Virginia slave auction sites was compiled by Elizabeth Kambourian. (Image courtesy of Google Maps)|
|(Image courtesy of Google Maps)|
|Ruins of Goddin Hall with the Virginia State Capitol in the background.|
(Image courtesy of the Library of Congress)
So important in fact, that there were auction houses just steps away from the Virginia State Capitol.
|1860, a fine year for auctioning property! |
(Image courtesy of Newspapers.com)
Restoring the honor!