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African Burial Ground Offers Free Events Honoring National Park Week, April 21-29

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African Burial Ground will be offering several unique tours and programs in honor of National Park Week and you are invited. These ranger-guided events are free of charge and open to the public.

April 25, 2012,1 PM : "Uncovering the Story of the African Burial Ground Through Archeology" is designed to help students learn more about archeology by examining replica artifacts from the African Burial Ground. Reservations are required

April 26, 2012, 1 PM: "African American Attractions in the National Park Service," is an illustrated program focusing on the lives, endeavors, and contributions of African descendants to the growth and development of this nation. Their stories are told at historical attractions which are supported by the African American Experience Fund (www.aaexperience.org). Reservations are required

April 27, 2012, 1 PM: "Reflections of Honor and Glory," a special tour of Commemorative Art at African Burial Ground. Reservations are required

Apri1 28, 2012, 1 PM: "African Burial Ground Walking Tour": "A Broader View: Exploring the African Presence in Early New York". *Tour leaves from the steps of Federal Hall National Memorial at 26 Wall Street. Reservations are required

Every Day at 12:30 PM: "National Park Film Festival" The African Burial Ground will screen a site film from another National Park Service site! Reservations are required

Reservations are required for all programs. To RSVP and for more information, dial 212-637-2019.

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