African Burying Ground - Chestnut Street between Court and State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 610-7226
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The African Burying Ground Reburial Ceremony and Public Celebration Video 5/23/15

 

The African Burying Ground is located at Chestnut Street between Court and State Streets in downtown Portsmouth. If you were to map it using internet mapping products, you could use the address of 97 Chestnut Street which is a building in the middle of the block. The site is an outdoor, public cemetery/park.


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The African Burying Ground Committee and Community Volunteers are working to raise awareness of the African Burying Ground and to raise needed funds to ensure the project is completed and the site is returned to sacred ground. With your help, we will ensure this goal is met. Please consider a donation of any amount, through either online or convenient pledge forms. Read more about the story here...


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The City of Portsmouth and its Mayor-appointed African Burying Ground Committee announced a multi-day commemoration to coincide with the completion of the African Burying Ground Memorial Park - We Stand in Honor of Those Forgotten May 20th - May 23rd, 2015

Read the City's full News Release Here:



If you would like to know more about the project and how you can support the creation of the African Burying Ground Memorial Park, We Stand in Honor of Those Forgotten, please write to info@AfricanBuryingGroundNH.org