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Welcome to the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum

See where the Holocaust came to America, and Witness the incredible "Story of the 982"

This is the Story of the 982 European Refugees who were brought to Fort Ontario in Oswego, NY during World War II, under the direction of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Recount the Refugees' escape from persecution and death - and celebrate their New beginnings on a journey of Freedom and Hope !

Listen to Display Narratives as you go through the Museum by entering "Chapter" numbers on the App's "Keypad."

The Museum's Docent, Carla Ratzlaff, demonstrates where to find "Chapter" numbers.

The Safe Haven Museum at Fort Ontario State Historic Site, Oswego, NY. USA