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The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

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Address: Annapolis, MD
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Fun, historical stop along the pier

Stop for a moment to enjoy the facial expressions of the statues and let the kids pretend they are hearing a story

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Hanover, Maryland
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

I was checking out a bar in this area and here it is. Awesome site! Great statue in an awesome location. Adds to the awesome decor of this area.

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stoxabc
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We looked forward to seeing this Memorial but, it was in an area under construction so, couldn't get close to it. There is a large plaque across the street from the sculpture, however, that is available to read and is very interesting.

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Thank Havenu
Central Maryland
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91 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

If you didn't know this was here, you could walk right on by and never realize you passed it. The statuary is life-size and at street level, so when crowds are thick the memorial can't be seen. However, it is nicely done and approachable.

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Thank Exploratorius
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Stop for a moment to enjoy the facial expressions of the statues and let the kids pretend they are hearing a story

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Thank Lac0220
Florida
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I love this memorial. Alex Haley telling his story to the little children. Imbues one to want to reread the book!

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Thank tangelino
Baltimore, Maryland
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This memorial is right on the street in the middle of all the action. You cannot miss it. There is always something going on nearby when the weather is nice. From just people hanging out to street musicians, this little spot is always busy.

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Thank evaregina
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This magnificent Memorial is located right near City Dock - please bring the children and be prepared to give them a history lesson. ps: "He" doesn't mind if you climb all over him! In fact, I think he likes it!

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Thank 68PatriciaY
Falls Church, Virginia
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The Memorial is located on the City Dock in Annapolis Harbor. If the harbor was not so busy (almost always is during the summer) we may have enjoyed the Memorial more. The Story Wall is tough to read when you are jockeying for position with other visitors. The Memorial consists of three distinct areas: the Alex Haley sculpture group, Compass... More 

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Thank Tom S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This was a nice little surprise right at the beginning of the boards as you approach the marina. It is a very nice little area.

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Thank PhilaMomma P
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Really cool unexpected memorial. We stumbled upon this gem while walking around. Really nice to see. The memorial get partially covers with water as the tide comes in.

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