The Schuyler Flatts Burial Ground Project was created to pay tribute to the discovered remains of 14 formerly enslaved Africans.
Join in a celebration commemorating the dedication of the new momument and renaming of the area on Saturday, June 17, 2017, two days before Juneteenth. Click here to view the flyer.
Learn more about this project by watching the videos on this page. Learn more about Juneteenth by visiting PBS LearningMedia.
On June 17, 2016 the souls were honored at a Memorial Service held at the Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site in Albany.
On June 18, 2016 an interdenominational service was presided over by local clergy and community leaders and the individuals were laid to rest at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands.
Visit the Schuyler Flatts Burial Project online for more information.
Learn more about the project from the Times Union's Paul Grondahl.
Learn about the New York State Museum's Archaeology Laboratory's research.