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There was an African slave burial plot for the Van Cortlandt family slaves that was situated adjacent to and east of the Kingbridge Burial grounds in Van Cortlandt Park just west of the lake and old Putnam RR tracks. There were no known headstones but the placement of field stones to mark the locations of burials. It is thought that this burial site was mostly or totally destroyed by the cutting through for the old Putnam RR line spur to Yonkers. There is no marker on the site today for either the Kingsbridge or African burial grounds. A number of years ago the NYC Parks dept had plans to install a dog run on the site of the African slave burial location adjacent to the Kingsbridge Burial grounds. After the KHS informed the Parks Dept and CB8 of the historical and sensative nature of the site the plan for the dog run was abandoned. As with many NYC Parks Dept plans regarding historical sites there is little concern, planning and research done when money is offered for projects usually by local politicians who should better.