H. Lee White Marine Museum Presents Tales Of The Haunted Harbor

OSWEGO, NY – The H. Lee White Marine Museum proudly presents Tales Of The Haunted Harbor on Aug. 19, beginning at 8:45 p.m.

In the tradition of beloved local storyteller, Mrs. Rosemary Nesbitt, we will gather at the Museum’s historic 1925 New York State Derrick Boat No. 8 for a night of mysteries, myths and ghost stories.

Well-known tales told over the years will be presented as well as stories involving shipwrecks and disappearances.

Jonel Langenfeld-Rial
Jonel Langenfeld-Rial

“We are pleased to have Jonel Langenfeld-Rial returning as our storyteller for the evening. She is an experienced professional and Professor of Theatre and Theatre in Education at SUNY Oswego. Jonel has worked with the museum before on a variety of unique projects and regularly brings her students to the museum to perform a free storytelling program, which is offered each May to area children. She brings a rich history of performance and storytelling experience to our annual tradition,” stated Mercedes Niess, executive director of the H. Lee White Marine Museum.

The public is encouraged to arrive early to get a good spot.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of mystery and ghost tales.

A new aspect of the evening will be a children’s storytelling activity beginning at 7:30 p.m.

This portion is for children accompanied by an adult paid admission.

The program is sponsored by Wayne’s Drugs, a long-time supporter of the Tales of the Haunted Harbor event and the H. Lee White Marine Museum.

Proceeds from the event benefit the H. Lee White Marine Museum.

The admission is $5/adults and accompanying children 12 and under are free.

The museum’s, “Treasure Chest” gift shop, main building, World War II LT-5 Tugboat and the gate will open at 7:30 p.m.

Free parking is available at Wright’s Landing and at the lot on West First and Lake streets.

No pets please!

In case of inclement weather, contact the museum for any date changes.

For further information call 342-0480 or visit www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com