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 […]

Jamestown Summer Walking Tour Schedule

Jamestown Summer Walking Tour Schedule

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center is offering walking tours throughout the city this summer. Each Saturday at 1 PM walkers can learn about the history and architecture of the downtown churches, past and present, or the south side neighborhood around the Fenton Mansion or the Northside or the Riverwalk along […]

Porcelain and Postcards at the Fenton Museum

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center Summer in Western New York is busy. Looking for things to do? Visit the summer exhibits at the Fenton History Center. All are invited to the “More Than a Rose: New York State Southern Tier Porcelain Artists” and the “Pretty as a Postcard: Vintage postcards of Jamestown, N.Y.” exhibits. […]

Local Veteran’s Stories Talk at Fenton History Center

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Brown Bag Lunch-time Talk on Wednesday May 11 at noon will be about local veteran’s stories. A few of the veterans involved in the Center’s Vets Finding Vets program will tell about their research adventures in discovering information about their families and finding war-time friends. […]