• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

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December 20th: African Burial Ground to host 2013 Kwanzaa celebration
Join us December 26-28th for Kwanzaa activities, events, and ceremonies
Memorial as seen from above
This photo shows our memorial from above shortly after it opened in 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...