• 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.

Archive

 

Past Issues of General Management Planning Newsletter

Spring 2009

 

Virtual Open House: May 2009

Welcome to the first series of meetings on the African Burial Ground National Monument's General Management Planning process.

Letter from the Superintendent, Tara D. Morrison

Information on the new Visitor Center planned to open early 2010 (floor plan)

Five Important Facts about the National Monument

The National Park Service General Management Planning process

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Did You Know?

A map shows the African Burial Ground in relationship to the NYC street grid

The African Burial Ground, called the Negroes Burial Ground by the Dutch and English, was closed to make way for development and covered with landfill, concrete and buildings.