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Jerry Lundberg at Jamestown Iron Works.

Remembering Brooklyn SquareMade with Pride in Brooklyn Square

We are all familiar with the label “Made in the U.S.A.” But did you ever think how many products found their beginnings in the...
Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist

Local Historian’s Books Accepted by the New York State Library

Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist, author/editor of THE LOST NEIGHBORHOOD COLLECTION (2010), BROOKLYN SQUARE, THE LOST NEIGHBORHOOD, AND BEYOND (2013), and REMEMBERING BROOKLYN SQUARE: THE...
Hayden Mausoleum. Burial place of Lillian Hayden Fenton.

The Fenton Women II

In this, my fourth article about the Fentons of Jamestown, NY, my research has taken me far and wide, from Walnut Grove, the home...
The Fenton Mansion (Photos courtesy of the Fenton History Center)

Remembering Brooklyn Square: The Fenton Women 1

In this, my third article in a series about the Fentons of Jamestown, NY, I’ve chosen to write about the two women who were...
Reuben Earle Fenton

Reuben Earle Fenton

Research is always a road of discovery, and I have found this to be true about the family of Gov. Reuben E. Fenton, one...
Fenton Mansion

Remembering Brooklyn Square: Govenor Reuben E. Fenton

While America was celebrating its birthday on July 4, 1819, George Washington Fenton and his wife Elsey Owens Fenton were celebrating the birth of...
Endress Ice and Coal

Endress Ice and Coal

Endress Ice and Coal at 66 Foote Avenue, a street that was peripheral to the southeastern-most boundary of Brooklyn Square, was established in 1902...
63 Allen St.

Brooklyn Square Medical Men

Several well-known medical professionals whose practices were located in or along the periphery of Brooklyn Square shared a common heritage and origin: Italy. Dr....
Cheese Factory

Remembering Brooklyn Square: The Cheese Factory

Part of the appeal of Brooklyn Square was the number and variety of businesses packed into eighty acres of land in the Chadakoin River...
Teddy Roosevelt in Jamestown November 1, 1900

Remembering Brooklyn Square: Teddy Roosevelt and BROOKLYN SQUARE

One hundred and nineteen years ago on the evening of November 1, 1900, New York Governor Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, who was President William McKinley’s...

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