Welcome to Jamestown, New York's Fenton History Center

Education Programs

Let us teach about local history with artifacts, images and stories.

Online Catalog

Search the online catalog for local history archival material.

Free Images

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Latest News

Fenton Slice of History Pizza Challenge

Pizza vendors from all over the City will battle to be the best. Enjoy a performance to be given by the Italian Heritage Dancers, try pizza from multiple vendors, and help the Fenton History Center choose who walks away with this year’s title! This event has become so popular that

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Brown Bag Lecture Series

The public will be invited to sit in on a lecture the second Wednesday of each month from April to October at no cost in the Fenton History Center dining room. Lecture topics and speakers are to be announced. Donations are encouraged and will be graciously accepted.

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Film: Project 22 at the Scharmann Theatre

Veteran and Producer Theo Collins will introduce Project 22, a documentary about two combat-wounded veterans on a 6,500-mile cross-country mission to raise awareness of the high rate of suicide among veterans at the Scharmann Theatre on February 6th at 7 PM. The Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets program, and

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Winter Trivia Tournament @ SHAWBUCKS

Put your brain to work every Wednesday night in February at SHAWBUCKS for a chance to win a gift certificate to a different local restaurant each week and for a chance to win a grand prize of $400! Doors will open at 4 PM and games will begin promptly at

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Cleaning and Maintenance

The museum will be closed January 23rd through February 4th for cleaning and maintenance, and will re-open on February 6th.  *Please note that the research center will be open during its normal hours of operation. The Fenton History Center would like to thank those who have volunteered to lend a

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