Former Fayette Park

Former Fayette Park

The former Fayette Park (now Firefighters Park) in downtown Syracuse. This monument, on the eastern side of the park, memorializes Syracuse firefighters who died in the line of duty.

East Genesee Street

East Genesee Street

This view of East Genesee Street running south of the park is typical: Commercial buildings of various vintages have replaced most, though not all, of the elegant homes that once surrounded the former Fayette Park.

Freedom Trail marker

Freedom Trail marker

Local historical marker (part of the Syracuse Freedom Trail, not affiliated with the national Freedom Trail, centered in Boston, Massachusetts) describes Frederick Douglass's famous speech and spotlights local abolitionists who lived in the vicinity.

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