Ranger-led tours for the month of February
We have reached our capacity for ranger-led tours during the month of February. Please consider a self-guided tour, or join us for our events and performances taking place, throughout the month, in celebration of Black History Month.
The African Burial Ground bookstore is a great place to expand your knowledge of our site and its history. Our bookstore is managed by Eastern National a nonprofit organization that supports the work of the African Burial Ground National Monument and numerous other National Park Service sites. In our bookstore, you can find children's books, arts and crafts, history, fiction, cultural items, music, artwork, and many other items that will help you to learn about or remember your visit to the African Burial Ground National Monument. We have hosted book readings and signings in our bookstore in the past for authors such as Carla Peterson (Black Gotham), Lorenzo Pace (Jalani and the Lock), and Zetta Elliott (Ship of Souls). Our bookstore is open from 10 am- 4 PM from Tuesday-Saturday and accepts cash and credit card.
Did You Know?
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...