African Burying Ground - Chestnut Street between Court and State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 610-7226
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Considerations - Planning for a meaningful community memorial 2017

Summary Information about the African Burying Ground.

Photography from African Burying Ground Events
May 20th to May 23rd
Vigil - Reburial - Celebration

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.

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