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African Burial Ground National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)

African Burial Ground National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)

Discover the African Burial Ground National Monument: A Lightning Lesson from Teaching with Historic Places

Learn about colonial New York before “digging” into experiences of enslaved people in the city and investigating the role of archaeology in the historic cemetery's rediscovery. Students will examine evidence of how Africans and African Americans honored the deceased at the site over the centuries. With this information, students...

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