• 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?

A map shows the African Burial Ground in relationship to the NYC street grid

The African Burial Ground, called the Negroes Burial Ground by the Dutch and English, was closed to make way for development and covered with landfill, concrete and buildings.