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The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

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Address: Annapolis, MD

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The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial is a place for all to reflect the history of all those slaves who were brought to America .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
ruby c
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Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial is a place for all to reflect the history of all those slaves who were brought to America .

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are lots of historical things to see as you walk around the city. Take time to stop and read. There's more to Anapolis than food and shopping.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was a little sad that during construction the Alex Haley Memorial was somewhat off limits. I have always enjoyed the quiet statue sitting at the end of the inlet and imagining children listening to the great stories that need to be told to the next generation.

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Baltimore, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a few minutes to look at his as you're looking around the harbor area in Annapolis. Read what's written and you'll learn a little history.

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a place to sit in downtown Annapolis where you can see other visitors and the boats coming and going into the harbor, this is it!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you got to the waterfront, whether its to look at the boats on Ego Alley, or get ice cream from Storm Bros, or eat a meal at one of the many fine restaurants, take a few minutes to visit this memorial located at the terminus of the Alley. Its an important part of American history and culture

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The memorial is nice, but it's easy to miss it and its significance. Had we not passed it on our trolley tour of the town, we probably would not have even stopped by when walking through town. The memorial is a seated statue of Alex Haley reading to several children at his feet. The trolley guide told us of its... More 

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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The monuments were a nice tribute to a sad part of American history. They allowed adults to explain the meaning to an unknowing generation.

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Thank Stan C
New Matamoras, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again this is a place my wife and I noticed on our Trolley tour of Annapolis. After breakfast just across the street, we wandered over to take a few pictures and read the bronze plates set up to commemorate Haley's best known work, Roots. This is a very moving scene.

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located right at the foot of the main channel of the busy mini-harbor, this gentle, well-executed sculpture gives one pause between shopping and gawking to think that all was not so rosy and posh in the past. A good spot to relax and get in touch with history. Not to be missed!

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