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Jenny Lee, the Cape Cod Storyteller

 

Red-heeled witches and love-struck pirates, mooncussers and mermaids, ghosts and sea serpents, half-mad whaling captains and devil-doomed sand binders! These are the figures that haunt the folktales passed down for generations by the firesides of old New England. For hundreds of years, while the Nor’easters howled outside the door, family and friends would huddle by the hearth to hear these strange and wonderful stories of old yankee land. Born and raised on Cape Cod, teacher, historian, and folklorist Jenny Lee has spent her entire life collecting, researching and telling these stories. Now, she is passing along the legends and histories of old New England to audiences of all ages! Travel back in time to a place where myth and reality collide, listen to the stories and songs of New England’s oral tradition, learn the fascinating histories of the people and places that make up the oldest region of our country, and let keep the storytelling tradition alive with Jenny Lee, the Cape Cod Storyteller!