Community Gratitude Ceremony: Pine Street African Burial Ground

Date(s) - 06/15/2019
10:00 am-11:00 am

50 AAAA Street


The Kingston Land Trust and Harambee Kingston NY are hosting a Community Gratitude Ceremony to thank the community for its support in permanently protecting the Pine Street African Burial Ground and to introduce the public to site for the first time!

The ceremony will take place at 157 Pine Street on June 15th from 10am to 11am. The ceremony will begin with a drumming processional followed by guest speakers, a Harambee Circle Ritual and Q&A. This ceremony is planned as a kick-off event for Kingston’s Seventh Annual Juneteenth Celebration in honor of African American freedom from slavery at Hasbrouck park from 1pm to 5pm.

For more information about this preservation effort, visit


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