Hannibal Historical Society To Hear About Safe Haven

HANNIBAL – On March 27 at 7 p.m., at the Hannibal Community Center on Oswego Street, the Hannibal Historical Society will host George DeMass, Oswego Town Historian.

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George DeMass

He will talk about the Safe Haven Museum’s plans for expansion and its push, along with Fort Ontario, to become a National Park.

DeMass, who was born and raised in Oswego Town, is an ordained Presbyterian Church USA minister, now retired, living in his boyhood home.

He was first appointed Oswego Town Historian in 1960 when in high school.

And now, 50 years later, again holds the position.

He is president of the Oswego Town Historical Society, trustee of the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum and the Oswego Public Library.