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The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

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Address: Annapolis, MD

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A Moving Memorial and Reality Check

We had no idea this was here when we visited Annapolis. And at first we didn't realize there was more to it across the street than just the sign we parked next to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Annapolis was an American slave port. A really big slave port in the dark days of this country. At the same time, a third of the African-American population of Annapolis was free. The town was clearly conflicted on the matter of freedom. Nevertheless, thousands of Africans who survived the terrible passage from Africa to America were sold at auction along... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the city dicks today and visited the memorial. Very moving tribute to those who were enslaved that entered our nation against their will. Amazing to stand at the spot where Kunta Kinte landed.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful tribute to Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley. I found it extremely educational. Defitely worth the stop with the family and children.!

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Thank RetArmyNCO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea this was here when we visited Annapolis. And at first we didn't realize there was more to it across the street than just the sign we parked next to initially. This memorial was an unexpected find. It reminded us there is chapter of US history that took place here that is often overlooked, and one that... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My title says it all. This small memorial is on the waterfront on the way to the Naval Academy. Do not make a special trip.

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Annapolis, you'll see this without even looking for it. Different. Not something to go out of your way to see, but then again, you won't have to.

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DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop by this memorial of Mr. Haley reading to the children. It is a great piece of art of a man who could be passing on knowledge to a new generation.

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Beautiful memorial. Took pictures and have them as part of my memories. Excellent location. Looking forward to my next visit

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

This is the place on the harbor to sit and watch the activity around you. Plenty of seats to just watch Annapolis and the harbor area go by. Kids can climb around or on the statute and the back drop is excellent for pictures.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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