Entries by Dee Perkins

The Reverend Samuel May Event

George & Rebecca Barnes Foundation Presents an entertaining and educational event in recognition of Black History Month The Reverend Samuel May, Minister, Reformer, and Abolitionist A Living History Portrayal by Scott Peal, Director of Education Onondaga Historical Association Thursday, February 25, 2021 Video Viewing Link 7:00PM, Zoom Link Questions & Discussion 7:45 PM For members […]

Barnes Mansion featured on new NYS Underground Railroad Map

The Barnes Hiscock Mansion is featured on a newly released online interactive New York State Underground Railroad (UGRR) Map. The map highlights UGRR and Abolitionist sites, programs and tours that are publically accessible and approved by the National Park Service Network to Freedom Program or the New York State Underground Railroad Heritage Trail.

Copies of “Wicked Syracuse” Available for Purchase

Earlier this summer, author Neil K. MacMillan visited the Barnes Mansion to talk about his book, Wicked Syracuse, A History of Sin in Salt City.  MacMillan also signed copies of the book for those in attendance.  We have several copies available for sale — and thanks to MacMillan and The History Press, the Barnes Foundation gets […]