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Teddy Roosevelt in Jamestown November 1, 1900

Remembering Brooklyn Square: Teddy Roosevelt and BROOKLYN SQUARE

One hundred and nineteen years ago on the evening of November 1, 1900, New York Governor Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, who was President William McKinley’s...
“2020 Remembering Brooklyn Square II” by Joan Lindquist

2020 Calendar Recalls Brooklyn Square, Jamestown

Local author Joan Lindquist has a new “2020 Remembering Brooklyn Square II” calendar that will be a great addition to your holiday shopping list. It’s...

BROOKLYN SQUARE GROCERY STORES

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Enserro’s Grocery and Conti’s Grocery were just two of the many Mom and Pop grocery stores that were family...

The Jamestown Mart

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Very little is known about The Jamestown Mart. The city directories from the 1930s to the 1960s do not...

H. M. Reich Company

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist One of Brooklyn Square’s lesser known businesses was the H. M. Reich Department Store. It first appeared in the...

Johnny’s Lunch

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Growing up on Derby Street, a residential area that skirted Brooklyn Square to the south, meant that I was...

June 10th, 1945

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Seventy-four years ago on the Sunday evening of June 10, 1945—the date of an event many Jamestonians still remember—a...

Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church To Host 100th Anniversary Celebration

Article Contributed by Joan Eppehimer The Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, located at the corner of W. Third Street and Lakin Ave., is planning a...

St. James Church: Heart of a Community

Article Contributed by Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Campanilismo: a wonderful Italian word that expresses the closeness, or better yet, the unity of parishioners who live within...

The Town Hall

Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist The Town Hall was well known in Brooklyn Square, and many have fond memories of this restaurant that was located...

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