• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York


Centennial Initiative 2016

The National Park Centennial Initiative is underway. The goal is to prepare national parks for another century of conservation, preservation and enjoyment. For more information follow the link above.

National Park Service Draft Management Recommendations Report

This report has been prepared to provide the General Services Administration and the public with information about the resources of the African Burial Ground in New York City, New York, including potential alternative management frameworks.

Presidential Proclamation

Did You Know?

The Sankofa has strong associations with the African Burial Ground

Unearthed during the excavation of the federal office building at 290 Broadway in New York City in 1991, the African Burial Ground was designated a New York City Historic District, a National Historic Landmark and, on February 27, 2006, a National Monument. More...