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Trip Advisor A nice place to rest and reflect
Sep 25, 2014 by: Christie M from Bradenton, United States
Our family stopped at the memorial to rest our feet and to talk more about what this historical place was about. It was crazy to think what had happened here. It was neat to see the memorial and to be able to walk in and around it.



Trip Advisor Alex Haley statues
Sep 20, 2014 by: Palomino922 from Virginia Beach
Interesting but not particularly absorbing. Statues portray Alex Haley standing with three statue children attentively listening. Partake the view as you walk along the bulkhead of the harbor.



Trip Advisor Very moving to see families gathered around it
Sep 17, 2014 by: janebeard from Silver Spring MD
The quotes from Roots are lovely, and the statues themselves are vivid and alive. But what I love most is that it's installed in a way that encourages you to interact with them...and people DO. It's very moving to see little human people gathered in a pile among the statue kids. Beautiful.



Trip Advisor Must see
Sep 10, 2014 by: Barnetjb123 from 
This is really cool, please don't miss it, just follow the crowds to the waterfront area and check out the statue of Alex Haley, the famous author of Roots. But, don't stop there, follow the story of African slaves, by reading the plaques that line the sidewalk. Well done!



Trip Advisor A Fitting Tribute
Sep 08, 2014 by: jeffl499 from Alexandria, VA
Highly visible reminder of the darker side of American history, this memorial should not be missed when touring Annapolis. With a focus on the author Alex Haley, its quotations bring back the story the formed the basis of his widely read book about the life of African Americans deeply embedded into the American fabric. Worth the time for reading and reflection while visiting the harbor.


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