Jerry Rescue monument overall

Jerry Rescue monument overall

Overall shot of the Jerry Rescue monument in downtown Syracuse.

Jerry Recsue monument closeup

Jerry Recsue monument closeup

Detail of the impressionistic sculpture forming the heart of the Jerry Rescue monument. The frightened "Jerry" is aided by larger-than-life figures representing prominent Syracuse abolitionists.

Jerry Rescue building

Jerry Rescue building

The 1829 Townsend Block, demolished in 1974, occupied the south side of Clinton Square. During the 1850s it was renamed the Jerry Rescue Building. The present memorial occupies a site near that of this structure.

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