• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York


The African Burial Ground National Monument is located on the first floor of the Ted Weiss Federal Building located at 290 Broadway; close to Foley Square and just north of City Hall.

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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...