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Numerous organizations are supporting the preservation of the nation's natural, cultural, and historic sites. Some are fund-raising groups and others are membership organizations. Several that are affiliated wth the African Burial Ground National Monument are listed below:
Did You Know?
Lost to history due to landfill and development, the African Burial Ground was rediscovered in 1991 during the construction of a Federal office building. Approximately 15,000 free and enslaved Africans were buried in the five or six acre burial ground that dates from the 17th century. More...