• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

Visitor Center

The African Burial Ground National Monument Visitor Center opened February 27, 2010. We thought we'd show you some pictures of a few of its features.


Did You Know?

The Sankofa has strong associations with the African Burial Ground

The ancestral remains of 419 individuals, which were removed in 1991 and taken to Howard University for scientific study, were reinterred at the African Burial Ground Memorial Site on October 4, 2003. Each year, October 4 is a day of remembrance and celebration at the African Burial Ground. More...