Alex Haley Memorial/Kunta Kinte Plaque

Alex Haley memorial Photo
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.
Hours See website for hours.
Sidewalk at head of City Dock
Annapolis, MD
Get Directions
Rated 5 by MShark

October 25, 2023


Nice tribute to Alex Haley

Nice tribute to Alex Haley in a beautiful walking town. Worth visiting on foot if weather is nice and if already planning to visit Annapolis, MD.

Read More
Rated 5 by Charles S

September 28, 2023

Charles S

Striking set of statues

This impressive memorial is located at the City Dock in Annapolis on the corner of Main and Compromise. It portrays Alex Haley sitting reading to three children explaining the triumph of the human...

Read More
Rated 5 by bakerm2290

July 18, 2023



The memorial sits on a beautiful spot near the water. The sculptures are quite lovely. We enjoyed our quiet moment of reflection.

Read More

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Rated  based on 297 reviews
based on 297 Reviews
Read all the reviewsWrite a review