Alex Haley Memorial/Kunta Kinte Plaque

Sidewalk at head of City Dock, Annapolis, MD 21401 Get Directions
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Life-size bronze statue of Alex Haley, author of the epic [Roots], is next to the plaque honoring his ancestor, Kunta Kinte; designed by nationally acclaimed African-American sculptor Ed Dwight.



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February 6, 2018
The sculpture is well done with a unique layout. Its in the downtown area and I think it at least causes people to stop and ponder the plight of Haley's ancestors.
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January 28, 2018
Not a lot to say about this. Bronze statute of Alex Haley remembering "Roots". Not a lot to it, but in a very busy area at the docks. Small Park around it, nothing special. There are a lot of...
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January 17, 2018
Timothy K
As we were walking out of Pusser's over to the water, we happened to see the memorial. It's well done and placed in an area for easy access. Makes for good picture opportunities, but also to read...