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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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 216 reviews
July 30, 2017
galaxy148
This was a surprise as we didn't realise it was here and had just watched a remade version of Roots. Nice to have a memorial to those who suffered in slavery and trafficking. It's great for a new...
July 19, 2017
Marie B
Very interesting to read the placards and the bronze's were beautiful. Definitely spend the 10 minutes to read up
July 11, 2017
ExploreToday2016
The real Kunte Kinte was sold at the dock in Annapolis. The dock looked different then, but the Haley Memorial is nicely placed. Kids love to sit with the statue kids and pretend to listen to Mr...