Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie Did you start singing the Perry Como version of that song in your head? The Fenton mansion is no ordinary Jamestown home. Built in 1863, during the Victorian era, this Italian villa style house has become a cornerstone of the area’s museum circuit. Throughout the year the home features its […]

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 Fenton History Center is pleased to announce that the 12th annual Saints and Sinners Cemetery Tours will be coming to Jamestown this October. On October 14, visitors will have a chance to become better acquainted with a few of the more than 43,000 people buried in the historic […]

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 […]

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