• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

Press Kit

The African Burial Ground National Monument is one of 10 National Parks comprising 23 unique destinations that can be found in and around New York Harbor. These Parks are in northern New Jersey, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and Westchester County, New York. The National Parks of New York Harbor welcomes millions of visitors each year.

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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...