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Frenchtown Historical Markers Unveiling Video

Frenchtown Historical Markers Unveiling Video

 The City of Tallahassee and John G. Riley Center/Museum unveiled the Frenchtown Historical Marker Trail on Nov. 8, 2019. The nine markers that comprise the trail tell the...

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DAR National Medal of Honor presented to Clifton Lewis

DAR National Medal of Honor presented to Clifton Lewis

The DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) National Medal of Honor was presented today and it was one of those out of this world events. This Bartow chapter was...

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Althemese Barnes featured on Tallahassee Inspired

Althemese Barnes featured on Tallahassee Inspired

In this episode of Tallahassee Inspired, follow the inspiring life and work of Althemese Barnes with the John G. Riley Center and Museum. View the video below.

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New Book: The Bomb Heard Around the World

New Book: The Bomb Heard Around the World

In ‘1951 America’ terrorism was homegrown. There were no battles fought on American soil. Yet there were twelve bombings targeting black Americans, Catholics, and Jews in “Jim Crow” Florida....

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Florida Department of State Secretary Laurel Lee visits the Riley Museum

Florida Department of State Secretary Laurel Lee visits the Riley Museum

Secretary Laurel Lee, Florida Department of State, visited the John Gilmore Riley Center/Museum and the adjacent Smokey Hollow Village Park in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday, June 3, 2019. She...

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Army veteran hunts for identity of 31 black Civil War troops buried in Tallahassee

Army veteran hunts for identity of 31 black Civil War troops buried in Tallahassee

Source: Tallahassee Democrat For some, military service doesn’t end on the battlefield. Such is the case for Army Sgt. Maj. Jarvis Rosier, who is on a 10-year quest to...

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2019 Emancipation Day Speech by Mr. Clifton P. Lewis

2019 Emancipation Day Speech by Mr. Clifton P. Lewis

“This Day” – May 20, 1865 The Historic Knott House Museum – Tallahassee, Florida Clifton P. Lewis, May 20, 2019                                                                                          “…And upon this Act, sincerely believed to be an...

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Spady Cultural to be Recognized as “Best Local Cultural Institution”

Spady Cultural to be Recognized as “Best Local Cultural Institution”

Spady Cultural to be Recognized as “Best Local Cultural Institution” at Annual Synergy Summit for Cultural & Heritage Tourism Delray Beach, FL – (April 15, 2019) – On May...

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Florida on a Tankful: 5 Things to Know About the Riley House Museum

Florida on a Tankful: 5 Things to Know About the Riley House Museum

Source: Spectrum News 13 By Caitlin Wilson TALLASHASSEE, Fla. — Nestled in the heart of Tallahassee sits the historic home of notable African-American figure John G. Riley. Now, you...

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IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents

IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents

IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents OBJECTIVE OF IMLS GRANT:  To create a collaboration of higher education and a community-based museum to explore the possibilities, opportunities and challenges...

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