A Sacred Space in Manhattan

African Burial Ground is the oldest and largest known excavated burial ground in North America for both free and enslaved Africans. It protects the historic role slavery played in building New York City.  The site honors both the spirit of those buried here and those who fought for the respectful protection of this site for this and future generations. Read More

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Lesotho women protesting violence against women at a National Women's Day 2008

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2017/2018 Poetry Contest

2017/2018 Poetry Contest

Congratulations to African Burial Ground National Monument's 2017/2018 poetry contestants!

Book a tour at African Burial Ground!

Book a tour at African Burial Ground!

Groups of all ages enjoy our ranger-led tours. Reserve a tour, at no charge, of our site today! (PDF - 74KB)

Last updated: March 13, 2018

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Mailing Address:

African Burial Ground NM
C/O Federal Hall National Memorial
26 Wall St

New York, NY 10005


(212) 637-2019

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