• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

African Burial Ground National Monument Events Archive

Family Day - August 2009

Black History Month Celebration - February 2009

Black History Month - 'Returning to the Roots: Going Green' - February 2009



Kwanzaa Events - December 2008

Youth Week Activities - October 5 - 11, 2008

Black History Month Celebration - February 2008


Kwanzaa Events - December 2007

Memorial Dedication Ceremonies - October 5th and 6th, 2007

Did You Know?

The Sankofa has strong associations with the African Burial Ground

New York's African Burial Ground is the final resting place of approximately 15,000 free and enslaved Africans. Dating from the late 17th century. It has been called one of the most important archaeological finds of our time. More...