• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York


The multimedia section of the website shares interesting aspects of the park with you through audio and video presentations.

"Westward Bound," a unique multimedia presentation conducted at our visitor center concluded in January; The complementary website can be found at the following link. The second part of this exhibition, which will debut in early March and focuses on sacred body art from the Omo culture of Africa can be previewed online at the following link.

African Burial Ground National Monument
Open House Videos - June 2009


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...