• 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

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...