Veterans Trip to Buffalo Naval Park

Veterans Trip to Buffalo Naval Park

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets program is taking a bus trip to the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park on Saturday, June 24 leaving from the Fenton History Center parking lot at 8:30 a.m. returning by 4:30 p.m. All interested Chautauqua County veterans are invited. […]

Early Chautauqua Topic of Fenton Brown Bag Talk

Early Chautauqua Topic of Fenton Brown Bag Talk

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s monthly lecture is Wednesday, July 12 at noon at the Fenton Mansion, 67 Washington St. The talk is about the beginnings of Chautauqua Institution. “More than Meets the Eye: The Early Story of Chautauqua” will be presented by Chautauqua Institution Special Programs instructor Richard Heitzenrater, […]

Fenton Pizza Challenge Names New Favorite

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Ashville General Store was named the crowd favorite at the Fenton History Center’s 2017 Slice of History Pizza Challenge, Saturday April 29 at St. James Church. The Jamestown Italian Heritage Dancers, with live accompaniment by “Uncle” Joe Iuculano, were once again fun to watch. They encouraged many in […]

Menu Released for 1850s Dinner Event

Menu Released for 1850s Dinner Event

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center and Busti Historical Society invite all to enjoy an authentic mid-19th century dinner. Robert Cross of 3Cs Catering will be cooking an 1850s era dinner based on period recipes and available produce and meat at that time. The dinner is Thursday, May 18 from 6:00 […]

1850s Farm to Table Event

1850s Farm to Table Event

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center and Busti Historical Society invite all to enjoy an authentic look back into our local history. Robert Cross, 3Cs Catering, will be cooking a 1850s era dinner based on period recipes and available produce and meat at that time. The dinner is Thursday, May 18 […]

Fenton History Center and JCC to Present Film About Veteran Suicide, “Project 22”

Fenton History Center and JCC to Present Film About Veteran Suicide, “Project 22”

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets program, and the Jamestown Community College Veterans Committee and History Department will present “Project 22”, a documentary film about the alarming rise in veteran’s suicide on February 6 at 7 PM in JCC’s Scharmann Theatre, Jamestown. The film is free and open […]

“Space Age Christmas” Mansion-Wide Exhibit Opens

“Space Age Christmas” Mansion-Wide Exhibit Opens

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center Aluminum Christmas trees, moon and star themed Christmas tree bulbs, odd shaped Christmas tree bulbs, bubble lights, all are from the space age. What do you remember from that time period? What excited you about the space race? This year’s 38th annual holiday exhibit, Space Age Christmas, reminds visitors, […]

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