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African Burial Ground National Monument, NY

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African Burial Ground National Monument

From about the 1690s until 1794, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6-acre burial ground in Lower Manhattan, outside the boundaries of the settlement of New Amsterdam, later known as New...[more]


African Burial Ground National Monument
290 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007


The African Burial Ground National Monument is located in Lower Manhattan, close to Foley Square and just north of City Hall.

The 4, 5, 6,R, W, trains (Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall) are one block away, the J, M and Z trains are one block away (Chambers Street), the A train is three blocks away (Chambers Street) and the 1 train is 4 blocks away (Chambers Street) and the 2 and 3 trains are 2 blocks away (Park Place). The A, C and E are 3 blocks away (Chambers/World Trade Center).

The M15, M22 and B51 City Hall bus routes all terminate within walking distance, and the M1 and M6 South Ferry route passes nearby. Ask the driver for the stop closest to Broadway and Duane Street.

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