• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

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  • Outdoor Memorial Closure

    Starting November 1, 2014 through March 2, 2015 the African Burial Ground National Monument's outdoor memorial will be closed for the winter season. The indoor visitor center will remain open daily through the winter Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Archaeology Reports

Volume I - The Skeletal Biology of the African Burial Ground

Part I
Part II

Volume II - Archaeology

Part I (this file is too large to post - please contact us for a copy in the mail)
Part II
Part III

Volume III - History

Part I

More Publications About The African Burial Ground Are In Production and Will Be Posted As Available. Check Back Here

Did You Know?

The Sankofa has strong associations with the African Burial Ground

New York's African Burial Ground is the final resting place of approximately 15,000 free and enslaved Africans. Dating from the late 17th century. It has been called one of the most important archaeological finds of our time. More...