Contact Us

To contact us to research a subject or artifact, please refer to the Research Request page.

Telephone – (716) 664-6256

Research Center – (716) 664-6256

Mail – Fenton History Center, 67 Washington Street, Jamestown, NY 14701

E-mail –

Staff Contact Information

Joni Blackman
716-664-6256 ext 102
Paula Bechmann
Membership, Office and Gift Shop Manager
716-664-6256 ext 101
Norman P. Carlson
Collections Manager
716-664-6256 ext 103
Sara Reale
Education Director
716-664-6256 ext 107
Victoria Parker
Collections Assistant
716-664-6256 ext 103
Karen E. Livsey
716-664-6256 ext 106
Barbara Cessna
Researcher, Library
716-664-6256 ext 104

Event List


The Party Like It's 1865 Gala!

Help us celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Gov. Fenton's election as Gov. of NYS in 1865.

From 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm

At The Dr. Lillian V. Ney Renaissance Center

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Tour Jamestown: Lakeview Ave. Neighborhood

What was life like during the heyday of the “most beautiful street in Jamestown”? Learn about the Lakeview Ave. neighborhood on this walk.

From 12:45 pm until 3:00 pm

At Lake View Cemetery lawn

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Fenton Elected!

Learn about the political life and legacy of Reuben E. Fenton, NYS Gov. from 1865-1869.

From 10 am until 4 PM

At The Fenton History Center

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Gift Ideas

Fenton History Gifts

Gifts For All Ages