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The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

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Sidewalk At City Dock, Annapolis, MD 21401
+1 410-841-6920
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Very interesting to read the placards and the bronze's were beautiful. Definitely spend the 10... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marie B
Make a point to come here with your kids and a camera.

The real Kunte Kinte was sold at the dock in Annapolis. The dock looked different then, but the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sidewalk At City Dock, Annapolis, MD 21401
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to read the placards and the bronze's were beautiful. Definitely spend the 10 minutes to read up

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The real Kunte Kinte was sold at the dock in Annapolis. The dock looked different then, but the Haley Memorial is nicely placed. Kids love to sit with the statue kids and pretend to listen to Mr. Haley read. Photo Op!

Thank ExploreToday2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The memorial is tastefully done. I am just not sure why it was erected here or at all with all the controversy around the book / story (plagiarism and copyright infringement and the selling of Kunta Kinte as a relative when he was not). It...More

Thank Trip M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a number of good pictures, I was very surprised to see this memorial at the dock in Annapolis, but it was nice to see, my wife loved it.

Thank kennethpr2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most genuine memorials left in Annapolis, made famous by the book "Roots". It's somewhat small and easily missed. You could be walking and looking for a place to sit and happen upon it. It's at the end of ego alley...More

Thank HappyTraveler1202
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Located right at the harbor point of City Dock, the bronze statues could easily be missed if you aren’t looking for them – one sitting adult reading to three kids sitting/laying down. It is said that this art work emphasizes national racial reconciliation and healing,...More

Thank We-R-Voyagers
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This memorial is the kind that is very accessible to old and young alike. I loved the way the author was pictured as holding the attention of the children through his storytelling.

Thank BorneoMel
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Very touching memorial!! It is by the water's edge and easily overlooked if not paying attention. Very nice sculpture.

Thank 93,015
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Friday night. We stumbled on this memorial by chance. If you didn't know better, you might think this is only an everyday sculpture showing a man teaching children.

Thank AVGTXN
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

This memorial is in three parts, all in the same accessible vicinity. The kids might enjoy the sitting replica of Haley telling stories to the laying down statues of three kids listening with rapt attention. But the more interesting part, at least for adults, is...More

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