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Trip Advisor Must see
Sep 10, 2014 by: Barnetjb123 from 
This is really cool, please don't miss it, just follow the crowds to the waterfront area and check out the statue of Alex Haley, the famous author of Roots. But, don't stop there, follow the story of African slaves, by reading the plaques that line the sidewalk. Well done!



Trip Advisor A Fitting Tribute
Sep 08, 2014 by: jeffl499 from Alexandria, VA
Highly visible reminder of the darker side of American history, this memorial should not be missed when touring Annapolis. With a focus on the author Alex Haley, its quotations bring back the story the formed the basis of his widely read book about the life of African Americans deeply embedded into the American fabric. Worth the time for reading and reflection while visiting the harbor.



Trip Advisor Poignant
Aug 29, 2014 by: Levelheaded32 from Maidstone, United Kingdom
A reminder of the past, not to be forgotten. A feature to spend time contemplating. A prominent but discrete memorial on the harbour front with a few facts from history.



Trip Advisor I read everything, I loved it.
Aug 22, 2014 by: Chris O from Lawrenceville, Georgia
Just happened upon this during a run. Loved the quotes, loved the view and the history. Right in the art of town by Market Square, you can easily see this when in Annapolis.



Trip Advisor All should see
Aug 18, 2014 by: 2003Stillstanding from Annapolis, Maryland
Knew it was there but had not seen, seeing the memorial makes one wonder how the people felt as they were unloaded. Thanks Annapolis for the Memorial.


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