Folklore & Frost: Unexplained Occurrences

Join WPBS-DT on a tour of some of Jefferson County's historic sights where "unexplained occurrences" are a part of everyday life.

Weメll visit the Jefferson County Historical Society,where it is said that Mrs. Paddock still protects herbeloved home.

Weメll stop by the Burrville Cider Mill and learn aboutCaptain Burr, who has been rumored to have stolenfrom ships on Lake Ontario and sold the goods to thetroops in Sackets Harbor.

Guests of the John Hoover Inn in Evans Mills, NYhave been known to hear Victorian-style music longafter the Inn is closed and the patrons have gone home for the night.

The Sackets Harbor Battlefield became the center ofAmerican naval and military activity for the upperSt. Lawrence Valley and Lake Ontario following theoutbreak of war between the United States and Great Britain in 1812. Recordings made at the battlefield have been reported to reveal muskets and cannon fire.

Built in the early 1800's as a hotel for travelers andsailors on the St. Lawrence, OメBriens exchangedhands a number of times before becoming a dedicated pub.

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