MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Current view of where the Great Dock once was

In 1659, when Africans built the Great Dock, Pearl Street was the water’s edge. The dock was located between today’s Whitehall Street and Broad Street, which was a canal.

Creator: Manjari Sharma, photographer

Source: © Curriculum Concepts International

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI