Alex Haley Memorial/Kunta Kinte Plaque

Sidewalk at head of City Dock, Annapolis, MD 21401 Get Directions 

Anne Arundel

Central Maryland
Alex Haley memorial
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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December 6, 2018
Carolyn B
This sculpture is a fitting tribute to Alex Haley and his contributions to the world. Mr. Haley is seated, relaying his family story to several small children. It evokes many emotions to the...
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October 4, 2018
A very well done artwork with a beautiful message. This is a very fun walkable area so make sure to take it all in!
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October 3, 2018
This statue in the middle of Downtown Annapolis portrays the statute of Kunta Kinte who helped teach the young people how to read. Worth a look.