• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

Videos GMP

Videos created - June 2009 - during Open House for the General Management Plan

Introduction - Quicktime (2.26 MB) - iphone (3.83 MB)

Comments on Future Programs - Quicktime (9 MB) - iphone (30 MB)

Comments on Outreach - Quicktime (6.7 MB) - iphone (19 MB)

Comments on Partnerships - Quicktime (9 MB) - iphone (34 MB)

Comments on Public Awareness - Quicktime (3.5 MB) - iphone (12 MB)

Did You Know?

The Sankofa is strongly associated with the African Burial Ground

Lost to history due to landfill and development, the African Burial Ground was rediscovered in 1991 during the construction of a Federal office building. Approximately 15,000 free and enslaved Africans were buried in the five or six acre burial ground that dates from the 17th century. More...