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Summer Walking Tours 2016

Only two walking tours remain!  September 3rd: Jamestown Southside & September 10th: The Northside: the Lakeview Loop.  September 3rd at 1 PM: Southside Jamestown Walking Tour: The Southside of Jamestown in the mid 1800’s to early 1900’s was a mix of neighborhoods and thriving businesses. Explore the beauty and majesty of

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11th Annual Saints and Sinners Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

The Fenton History Center would like to thank Lind Funeral Home and Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo, the first two sponsors of the 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Tours! October 1st and October 8th: 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Tour Horse-Drawn Tours This tour is historically informative and is an excellent

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Mausoleum Tours and More at the Lake View Cemetery

October 9th at 8 PM: Mausoleum Tours and More at the Lake View Cemetery: This guided behind-the-scenes tour of a number of elegant mausoleums and grave-sites in the Lake View Cemetery in Jamestown, New York is almost as popular as the annual Saints and Sinners tour.  The Lake View Cemetery, established in

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11th Annual Saints and Sinners Walking Tours

The Fenton History Center would like to thank Lind Funeral Home and Fessenden, Laumer, & Deangelo, the first two sponsors of the 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Tours! October 1st and October 8th: 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Walking Tours: Walk with an informative guide and uncover some of the 43,000

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Talk 2016

Be sure not miss the last two talks of the season: September 14th and October 12th! All talks are free, open to the public, and take place in the dining room of the Fenton Mansion.  September 14th (promptly at) Noon to 1 PM: The Fenton Archaeology Project: Year 5 by Thomas

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