• African Burial Ground National Memorial

    African Burial Ground

    National Monument New York

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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?

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.