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Visit from Secretary Laurel Lee, Florida Department of State

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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 was given a tour of both properties by Founder, Althemese Barnes. The Riley House Museum is a member of the The Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network, a consortium of 32 …

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

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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 can see his home as a cultural center. Here are five things you need to know before visiting: This cultural center is dedicated to the history and heritage of the African …

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FAAHPN Mobile App

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This app is the official mobile app for the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network (FAAHPN). It is your guide to the African American museums and historical institutions throughout the state of Florida that are members of FAAHPN. Our mission is to promote the preservation of African-American landmarks and legacies and assist statewide museums in discovering, archiving and illuminating the …