A National Monument established in 2006 that is the final resting place for an estimated 15,000 free and enslaved Africans in the 17th and 18th centuries.
This site, today's broad street would have been a familiar sight to Africans who lived in New Amsterdam
These Libyan archaeologists are amongst the many international visitors who have come to learn at our site
At a studio in view of our memorial, our rangers record podcasts that tell its story to the public
Ever wanted to see how a blizzard changes the way our beautiful memorial looks?
View one of the handmade coffins used during the reinterment ceremony, held at our site in 2003
This image shows the horse-drawn hearse used during the Ancestral Rites of Return Ceremony in 2003
The Harlem Boys Choir added their musical gifts to our rites of return ceremony in 2003
Examine one of the pottery sherds--ceramic fragments--found during excavation of our site in 1991
This sign contatining information about archaeological discoveries at our site used to be displayed at our memorial
These sherds--pottery fragments--were found at our site during excavation in 1991
Workers carefully carry one of the handmade Ghanaian coffins used for our reinterment in 2003
In this archival image, Dr. Michael Blakey joins the celebration at the Ancestral Rites of Return Ceremony
This flint was one of the artifacts rediscovered at our site
The Akoma--an Adinkra symbol--was featured on this handmade coffin used at our reinterment ceremonies
This image shows the crypts used for our reinterment ceremonies being put into place
In this image, one of our rangers records one of the podcasts now featured on our website: http://1.usa.gov/r69qSJ
This jubilant crowd celebrated our Ancestral Rites of Return Ceremony in 2003
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