Sailors' Snug Harbor

Zak, Nick and Aaron are accompanied by ABC's Nightline to investigate a haunted harbor in Staten Island. The crews hear phantom noises, and Zak and Nick discover a shadow lurking in the darkness.

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Snug Harbor
Snug Harbor

Snug Harbor

Zak, Nick and Aaron travel to Staten Island to investigate the infamous Sailors' Snug Harbor. 960 1280

  

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

The guys board the lightship Ambrose, docked at New York’s South Street Seaport. 960 1280

  

Lightship Ambrose

Lightship Ambrose

An artifact on the dock of the lightship Ambrose. 960 1280

  

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

The GA crew gets a dose of history at South Street Seaport. 960 1280

  

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

When the guys arrive at Sailors’ Snug Harbor, Amy Raiola, Snug Harbor's education coordinator, takes the guys on a tour of the grounds and informs them of the harbor's dark past. 960 1280

  

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

The guys are fascinated by an urban legend about a mentally-deranged child who is said to have murdered his own mother in cold blood. But legends spill into documented history … the guys also learn of a murder-suicide involving the harbor's own reverend. 960 1280

  

Staten Island

Staten Island

Located in Staten Island, NY, Sailors’ Snug Harbor is a National Historic Landmark District made up of 26 19th-century buildings that line an 83-acre city park. Established in 1833, the district was home to retired seamen who sailed under the US flag. 960 1280

  

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

Zak, Nick and Aaron tour the South Street Seaport Museum. 960 1280

  

Staten Island Botanical Garden

Staten Island Botanical Garden

The guys discuss the harbor’s history off-camera. The Sailors’ Snug Harbor site is now operated by Snug Harbor Cultural Center and the Staten Island Botanical Garden – a nonprofit, Smithsonian-affiliated organization. 960 1280

  

Snug Harbor

Snug Harbor

Those who survived the deadly oceans sought peace and solitude in this community of sailors, or "snugs" as they were commonly called. About 1,000 retired sailors lived at Snug Harbor during its prime. 960 1280

  

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

Sailors’ Snug Harbor

Sailors’ Snug Harbor is considered the “crown jewel” of Staten Island. 960 1280

  

Lightship Ambrose

Lightship Ambrose

Aaron has a laugh on the lightship Ambrose. 960 1280

  

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

Zak interviews a subject along the South Street Seaport dock. 960 1280

  

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