Walking Tours of Jamestown


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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 families that lived on the street, the changes over the years and what makes it the stately streetscape it is today. Guests are asked to arrive by 12:45 PM at the Lake View Cemetery office lawn, corner of Lakeview Ave. and Buffalo St. The tour is approximately 2 hours long and will end back at the Cemetery office. The tour leaders are Sam Genco, Lake View Cemetery Superintendent and former Fenton History Center Trustee and Robert Black, Architect. The fee is $10 for potential members and $5 for Fenton History Center members. New this year children up to age 18 are free with a paying adult, limit of 2 children per adult. The next tour is June 13 and it is of Jamestown’s Hidden Alleys. The tours are offered on a rotating basis through September. The schedule is on the Fenton History Center website. Visit www.fentonhistorycenter.org or call 664-6256 for more information.