African Cemetery at Higgs Beach
Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
March 21 & March 22, 2020 . 4p - 6p
KW African Cemetery Memorial
1094 Atlantic Boulevard (White St & Atlantic Blvd)
Key West, FL 33040
Call for information: 305-904-7620
Schedule Change :
In an abundance of caution this year's schedule of events have been reduced to avoid people congregating in large groups. On Sunday, March 22, 2022, 4p the ceremony will continue at the memorial conducted by the core group. This is an outdoor event.
The International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers the opportunity to honor and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system.
Admission to the Remembrance is free and open to the public, who are invites, but not required, to bring offerings of flowers.
For more information on the international program, go to the United Nations website.