• 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

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...