The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial

The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial
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Carol Ann J
Germantown, NY2,726 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial is very nice. The statues are very life-like in size and well done. It is located in a central part of downtown Annapolis near the dock.
Written 11 June 2024
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MShark
Vincentown, NJ51 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Nice tribute to Alex Haley in a beautiful walking town. Worth visiting on foot if weather is nice and if already planning to visit Annapolis, MD.
Written 25 October 2023
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Charles S
Northamptonshire, UK1,032 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
This impressive memorial is located at the City Dock in Annapolis on the corner of Main and Compromise. It portrays Alex Haley sitting reading to three children explaining the triumph of the human spirit in very difficult times and showing the importance of maintaining strong family connections to overcome historic difficulties. An unusual and striking set of statues simply laid out for everyone to enjoy. Well worth a visit.
Written 28 September 2023
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bakerm2290
Raleigh, NC376 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
The memorial sits on a beautiful spot near the water. The sculptures are quite lovely. We enjoyed our quiet moment of reflection.
Written 18 July 2023
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Bill B
Bel Air, MD18,276 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
The Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial is located at the City Dock and consists of both statuary and a story wall of plaques containing quotes from Roots and contextual explanations. The statue of Alex Haley reading to children is inspiring. The Memorial is dedicated to African ancestors. According to the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation that helped establish this Memorial, it is the only one in the entire country that commemorates the actual name and place of arrival of an enslaved African. It is impressive that such an important part of US history is so accessible to people of all ages.
Written 17 July 2023
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Kayleen C
Severna Park, MD102 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
These statues are quite popular in Annapolis. I have been in Annapolis many times of the year and there always seems to be someone sitting here; well done...
Written 19 December 2022
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Phil
Thessaloniki, Greece2,659 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
You will proberly have passer this sight when visiting the harbour. Not to be missed. All free of course :)
Written 10 November 2022
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63impala
Stoneham, MA1,366 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
We checked out the memorial. If you dont know what you are looking for, it might be easy to miss. This is well done.
Written 9 October 2022
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Patricia A
Elkridge, MD5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
I got some great shots of this important work of art at sunset but had to crop out trash left lying around. I was going to clean up but no nearby receptacles.
Written 21 September 2022
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NJOYNC2CA
Charlotte, NC960 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
This is a must stop in Annapolis. Sit with Alex Haley as he tells his family tale. It is a neat stop to reflect on our country’s history and treatment of African Americans.
Written 26 July 2022
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