Profile for African Burial Ground, New York, NY
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African Burial Ground
In 1991, the remains of more than 400 17th- and 18th-century Africans were discovered during construction of the federal building. It was later determined that almost 20,000 enslaved and free Africans were buried here.
The site has been designated a city historic district and a national landmark.
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