• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

GMP Open Houses: What We Heard and Learned from You

At our Spring 2009 Open Houses, we listened to you and this is what we heard and learned.
 

Transcripts from Spring 2009 Open Houses

At our Spring Open Houses we asked the public for their input. Depending on their preference people could submit written comments, have a stenographer type their verbal comments or be videotaped. The written compellation of those comments can be accessed with the following links:

Written Comment Forms

Stenography: Comments recorded by a stenographer are separated by the neighborhoods in which the open houses occurred.

Video Transcripts

Did You Know?

The Sankofa has strong associations with the African Burial Ground

The ancestral remains of 419 individuals, which were removed in 1991 and taken to Howard University for scientific study, were reinterred at the African Burial Ground Memorial Site on October 4, 2003. Each year, October 4 is a day of remembrance and celebration at the African Burial Ground. More...