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Belmont (Capron, Virginia) is located in Virginia
Belmont (Capron, Virginia)
Location in Virginia
Belmont (Capron, Virginia) is located in the United States
Belmont (Capron, Virginia)
Location in the United States
Location Off Buckhorn Quarter Road, northeast of Capron, Virginia
Area 145 acres (59 ha)
Built c. 1790 (1790)
NRHP reference No. 73002061
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Added to NRHP October 3, 1973

Belmont is a historic plantation house where Nat Turner's slave rebellion took place. Located near Capron, Southampton County, Virginia, it was built about 1790 and is a 1+12-story, frame dwelling sheathed in weatherboard. It has a side gable roof with dormers and sits on a brick foundation. It has a single pile, central-hall plan and features a Chinese lattice railing on the second story. Also on the property are a contributing smokehouse and office. At Belmont, on the morning of August 23, 1831, Nat Turner's slave rebellion was effectively suppressed.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

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