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January 24, 2017
Opening of Research Library
Celebrating the opening of the African Burial Ground's research library and archival storage.

December 08, 2015
Celebrate Kwanzaa 2015
Celebrate Kwanzaa on Saturday, December 26, 2015 in lower Manhattan.

October 13, 2015
Announcing 2015-2016 winter season
The outdoor memorial will be closed for the winter season beginning Sunday, November 1, 2015 and reopen Tuesday, March 1, 2015. The visitor center will remain open with normal operating hours.

October 09, 2015
Open House New York 2015
30 minute ranger-led memorial tours will be held Saturday October 17 as past of Open House New York Weekend.

October 22, 2014
Outdoor memorial closure
The outdoor memorial will be closed for the winter season and reopen March 3, 2015.

February 06, 2009
Black History Month PR 2009
New York, NY - Celebrate Black History Month with the National Park Service from Feb 17th to Feb 21st.  The theme of Returning to the Roots: Going Green will surround the workshops and programs throughout the week.

December 17, 2008
AFBG Kwanzaa 2008
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March 27, 2008
Women's History Month
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February 10, 2008
National African American History Month 2008 Proclamation
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America.

February 05, 2008
African Burial Ground National Monument Celebrates Black History Month
African Burial Ground National Monument Celebrates Black History Month with film screening, storytelling, a jazz concert and more...

November 29, 2007
Holiday in the National Parks - Celebrated at the White House
Handmade ornaments representing nine national parks in the New York metropolitan area are prominently displayed on the official 2007 White House Christmas Tree.

October 05, 2007
Memorial Dedicated at the African Burial Ground National Monument
The National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the African Burial Ground Monument Foundation, the Office of the Mayor, City of New York, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, today dedicated a new memorial at the African Burial Ground National Monument in Lower Manhattan. The permanent memorial, constructed to honor the memories of the free and enslaved Africans buried at the original seven-acre site in the 17th and 18th centuries, was opened to the public for the first time following a dedication ceremony.

July 19, 2007
New Tour Explores African Presence in Early New York
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