• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

Management

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 a strong association with the African Burial Ground

New York's African Burial Ground is the nation's earliest known African and African American cemetery. An estimated 15,000 men, women and children were buried here between the late 1600s and the mid 1790s. More...