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. […]

Fenton Pizza Challenge Returns

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center will be holding the third Slice of History Pizza Challenge on Saturday April 9 from 1-3 p.m. at St. James Church, 27 Allen St. Jamestown. The event will benefit the education programs offered for both children and adults throughout the year at the Center. The […]

Fenton Mansion Candlelight Tours Offered in December

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St, Jamestown, is offering a new way to see the traditional 37th annual holiday exhibit “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”. Imagine the elegant Victorian Fenton Mansion adorned with beautiful greenery, period clothing, holiday artifacts and candlelight. Costumed museum guides will lead tours of […]

Mausoleums and More Tour

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Mausoleum and More Tour at Lake View Cemetery is Sunday, October 11 at 8 PM. Costumed guides lead a tour of a number of the mausoleums and a major monument in the cemetery. The 90 minute tour includes a peek inside the mausoleums where a […]

Hidden Alleys Tour of Jamestown

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center Museum & Research Center The Fenton History Center will be holding the Jamestown’s Hidden Alleys walking tour on Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 PM. The guide is Fenton trustee Cindy Rodgers. Participants will tour five of the earliest alleys and learn about the remaining alleys. Alleys have been hidden in […]

Walking Tours of Jamestown

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center Museum & Research Center The Fenton History Center is offering a variety of walking tours this summer. The next tour is the Lakeview Ave. neighborhood on September 5 at 1 PM. What was life like during the heyday of the “most beautiful street in Jamestown”? Learn about the upper class […]

Boat Donation to the Fenton History Center’s Project

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society members made a donation to the Fenton History Center’s project to move the steamboat engine. According to chapter president William R. Reynolds, III, “supporting the City of Jamestown steamboat engine move is a very worthwhile way […]