• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

Virtual Open House

Virtual Open House: November 2009

Welcome to African Burial Ground National Monument's Virtual Open House. Below are links to PDFs of the posters that were used at the physical open houses in Harlem, Brooklyn and at the monument.


About the African Burial Ground

Join Us

What We Heard and Learned

Foundation for Planning

Preliminary Alternatives

Planning Process

Please share your ideas and comments with us.

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

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...