Travel with William “Jerry” Henry as he escapes slavery in Missouri, seeks safety in New York State and finally finds his freedom in Canada. The most famous event of his dangerous journey took place right here in Syracuse, the 1851 “Jerry Rescue”, Meet those who hindered him as well those who helped him on his search for liberty in this compelling two- person presentation .
OHA Members, Teachers and Students: $10.00
General Public: $12.00
Reservations are suggested. Please call 428 1864 x 31@ 2:00 pm @ Onondaga Historical Museum
located at 321 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY, 13202. Hours are Wednesday to Friday, 10-4, Saturday and Sunday, 11-4. Research center hours are Wednesday to Friday, 10-2, Saturday 11-3:30. For information, go to cnyhistory.org, or call (315) 428-1864.