Input Sought on Syracuse’s Ethnic History for Heritage Park, with or without Columbus Statue

A recent item on the website of local NPR station WAER highlighted the Heritage Park project:

Syracuse civic leaders and history experts want to know what local residents would like to see in a new park the will include the controversial Columbus circle. A lot of attention was given to a decision by Mayor Ben Walsh to remove the Columbus statue. However, Onondaga Historical Association Director Gregg Tripoli wants to focus on a positive transformation for the area. The Heritage Park plan would include history of all cultures that have helped shape Syracuse.

waer.org, 7/6/2021

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