African Burial Ground National Monument, New York City

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  • This was on my list as a “must see” when I visited the city. If you wish to visit the gift shop, be prepared to show a photo ID and have your bag searched because it is in a secure building. This is a...  more »
  • During a visit to Federal Hall in lower Manhattan, we learned about another national monument but one of which we had no knowledge. This is the African Burial Ground which is located on Broadway and D...  more »
  • The monument to the African-American Cemetery in New York is a small memorial park that can be done in just a few minutes. But there are also many famous scenic spots such as China City, the world trade floor and so on.
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  • The memorial itself is important. Apparently, it is the biggest archaeological find in 20th century a North America. What is also worth noting is how there was even a memorial established. I recommend stopping by if you are in the area. It is small, yet simple but significant. I took a photo to post here, too.
  • So playfull monument. When u enter between two plates at the end is small rift. View from it is quite indeed romantic. In the center of attention is marble circle decorated as the map of world. All around monument is big grass land with only one path that u can use to walk at monument.
  • African Burial Ground National Monument is located at 290 Broadway. While Visitors can visit the monument and reflect the history, they can also sit and walk around Broadway and enjoy looking at the building itself when there is sunshine in the early morning and when sunshine is reflected on building..
  • I recommend a visit to this free museum. Gives you an appreciation of how the Africans brought to America as slaves helped build and shape New York City.
  • My "Black New York" professor Dionne Bennett treated the class to a field trip to the African Burial Ground because it aligned with the class's coursework. As college students we were ecstatic to go on a field trip because it's uncommon for students our age to be taken off campus to learn. On the day of our field trip we all met up at the museum , which can be a bit difficult to find because of the many buildings in the vicinity. However, after finding the site and entering the building, this museum left me speechless for quite a bit of time . Although small the museum was beautifully, yet gracefully designed. I was not prepared for the amount of knowledge that was provided to me , and at times some of the new information became overwhelming. Without giving too much away , I would say that if you are in the area do yourself a favor and visit The African Burial Ground. The experience is unlike any other.

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