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 179 reviews
October 20, 2016
Toni J
This is a nice little spot in downtown Annapolis that is right by the wwater. Definitely the perfect spot to it and relax after a long walk around downtown.
October 17, 2016
Robin S
Great sculpture and teaching history which ties the past and the present together in a fitting monument.
October 12, 2016
This is a set of life-size statues to pay homage to Alex Haley and the inspiration for the series Roots. It is to highlight Annapolis' place in the slave trade, and was where Kunta Kinte was sold...