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The Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Memorial
Based on 64 traveler reviews
Worth a photograph
Apr 18, 2014 by: Whiskywizard from Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Great location, where it's frequently passed by pedestrians. Well worth a pause to read the plaque and get some pictures.
Unique reminder of the African American arrival
Mar 30, 2014 by: Joanna29494 from Annapolis, Maryland
Roots (Kunte Kinte) story began here. Statue allows for children to sit at the lap of its author, at City Dock where KK came on land.
It's a Memorial
Mar 18, 2014 by: 922PaulE from Virginia Beach, Virginia
I wasn't impressed. It's a memorial for an author, based on a character in his book. What's more to say?
On the Bay
Mar 03, 2014 by: lawfox from Las Vegas, Nevada
It is worthwhile to read all the brass plaques around the statues, which cannot be missed. A leisurely stroll is all it takes. So get an ice cream cone and learn some history in a very enjoyable setting.
Memorial of A Haley
Feb 24, 2014 by: kahy w from Albany, New York
Impressive to imagine slaves arriving there 300 years ago like Kunta Kinte. Now his descendent is encouraging youngsters to read
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