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 […]

Jamestown’s Triple Murder

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Brown Bag lunch time series continues on Wednesday, June 10, at noon with “The 100th Anniversary of the Kendall-Shaver Murders” by retired Jamestown Police detective Art Osterdahl. The Police Benevolent Fund is named in memory of Officer George Kendall. The talks are the second Wednesday […]

Jamestown’s Hidden Alleys Tour

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center will be holding the Jamestown’s Hidden Alleys walking tour will be held this Saturday, June 13 at 1:00 PM. The guide is Fenton Museum Teacher Julie Hull. Participants will tour five of the earliest alleys and learn about the remaining alleys. Alleys have been hidden […]

Chautauqua County’s Post Office Past

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Brown Bag lunch time series continues on Wednesday, May 13, at noon with “A look at Chautauqua County’s Post Office History” presented by Helen Peterson. The talks are the second Wednesday of each month through October. The presentations are at the Fenton History Center Fenton […]

Fenton Pizza Challenge Returns

    The Fenton History Center will be holding the second Slice of History Pizza Challenge on Saturday March 28 from 1-3 PM at the Dr. Lillian V. Ney Renaissance Center at the corner of Washington and Third Streets. The event will benefit the education programs offered for both children and adults throughout the year […]

Doors Open Jamestown 2015

Doors Open Jamestown 2015

Have you ever heard the phrase “that place is a hidden treasure?” Jamestown will be showing off its hidden treasures Saturday January 17. It’s the tenth annual Doors Open Jamestown event. Over the ten years more than twenty-one thousand visitors have taken advantage of the free admission day at the main attractions in Jamestown. A […]