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, […]

Genealogy Open House

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center Are you interested in researching your family genealogy? Whether you are a seasoned family researcher or just beginning, the Fenton History Center’s Hall House Research Center has the resources to assist in the search. The Research Center Genealogy Support Group volunteers are hosting an Open House on Saturday, October […]

The Greatest Generation Speaks

The Greatest Generation Speaks

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center WWII Veteran Paul Arnone of Jamestown will share recollections of his service during a special program presented by the Vets Finding Vets program of the Fenton History Center on Thursday, September 15 at 2 PM. Arnone had a fascination for ships and decided to enlist in the Navy before […]

Fenton History Center Invites all to “Saints and Sinners” Lakeview Cemetery Tours

Fenton History Center Invites all to “Saints and Sinners” Lakeview Cemetery Tours

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The 11th annual Saints and Sinners Lake View Cemetery Tours will be held October 1 and 8 in Jamestown’s historic Lake View Cemetery. Over the past ten years the Fenton History Center has told almost two-hundred life stories of the more than forty-three-thousand souls in the cemetery. “Jamestown’s actors […]

Veterans Museum Bus Trip

Veterans Museum Bus Trip

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center Members of the Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets group will host a one day bus trip to the World War II Museum in Eldred, PA. Veterans of any age are welcome, and the group is especially eager to share this trip with as many World War II Veterans […]

Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets Program

Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets Program

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets Program is searching for pictures of three Vietnam War soldiers from Chautauqua County that were killed in action. The Center’s Research Center is working with a Buffalo based researcher who is looking to match photos to every name on the Vietnam Memorial […]