African Burial Ground National Monument

African Burial Ground National Monument

Things To Do in African Burial Ground

Activities & Programs

Indoor Activities   Indoor Activities The Visitor Center is open from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday, except for Federal holidays. Tours are scheduled at 10am and 2 pm on weekdays. Groups are urged to make reservations for tours, to ensure adequate preparation and staff availability. For more information, please contact  Reinterment Ceremonies Reinterment Ceremonies The Rites ...

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Reinterment Ceremonies Reinterment Ceremonies The Rites of Ancestral Return commemorative ceremony, which began with an Evening Departure Ceremony at Howard University, documented and celebrated the contribution of African Americans as the ancestral remains from the African Burial Ground were returned from Washington, D.C., to New York City. The remains were given ...

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