For general information, please call: (212) 637-2019
The mailing address for general correspondence is:
African Burial Ground National Monument
290 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007, or e-mail us.
To contact the Public Affairs Office of the National Parks of New York Harbor, please call (212) 668-2208.
Did You Know?
Lost to history due to landfill and development, the African Burial Ground was rediscovered in 1991 during the construction of a Federal office building. Approximately 15,000 free and enslaved Africans were buried in the five or six acre burial ground that dates from the 17th century. More...