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Saturday, February 18, 2017, Hometown History, Fur History By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Archivist

Sunday, February 12, 2017: Special Feature: Jamestown Evening Journal: MRS. Catherine HARRIS PASSED AWAY TUESDAY

Saturday, February 11, 2017: Hometown History: Early Dry Cleaning By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist 

Sunday, February 5, 2017, Hometown History: The Derby Block By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, January 28, 2017, Hometown History: 103 ½ W. Third Street:  A Sweet Story By Karen E. Livsey, Archivist

Saturday, January 21, 2017: Hometown History:  “A Merchant, a Barber and a Dentist Walked into a Building…” By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, January 14, 2017: Hometown History: An Empty Envelope’s Story By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, January 7, 2017: Hometown History: More Than One Story By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist  

Wednesday, January 4, 2017: Hometown History: Who was Lillian G. Dickson? By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist 

Tuesday, January 3, 2017: Hometown History: The Old Post Office By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, December 24, 2016: Hometown History: Postage History By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist 

Sunday, December 18, 2016: Hometown History: Snail Mail History By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Friday, December 9, 2016: Hometown History: Family Stories Around the Table By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist 

Saturday, December 3, 2016: Special Feature: Fenton History Center Brings Holiday to Life By Katrina Fuller (Post-Journal November 26, 2016) 

Friday, December 2, 2016: Special Feature: The Golden Age of Space: Sputnik to Apollo 11

Saturday, November 26, 2016: Hometown History: Unidentified Memories By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Thursday, November 24, 2016: Special Feature:  The Life and Times of Reuben E. Fenton By Noah Storer 

Saturday, November 12, 2016: Hometown History: Military Service Ribbons By Steven A. Johnson, Fenton History Center Trustee and Veteran

Thursday, November 10, 2016: Special Feature: The Jamestown Machine By Noah Storer 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016: Special Feature: The 1864 Election: Fenton’s Fight for Governor By Noah Storer 

Saturday, November 5, 2016: Hometown History: Beaded Pincushions By Pheobe Forbes, Fenton History Center Textile Curator 

Monday, October 31, 2016: The Sweet Sound of Music: Grace Galloway 

Sunday, October 30, 2016: Hometown History: Jamestown’s Music Study Club Anniversary By Victoria Parker, Fenton History Center Collections Assistant

Saturday, October 29, 2016: Hometown History: When Smokers Ruled By Norman P. Carlson, Fenton History Center Collections Manager

Saturday, October 15, 2016 Hometown History: JHS History By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, October 1, 2016: Hometown History: Hazeltine History By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Wednesday, September 28, 2016: Hometown History: How to Build a Cemetery Tour By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, September 17, 2016: Hometown History: The First Oil Boom? By Norman P. Carlson, Fenton HIstory Center Collections Manager

Wednesday, September 14, 2016: Hometown History: Clues In the Background By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Wednesday, September 7, 2016: Special Feature: Nikola Tesla: Inside the Mind of an Entrepreneur by Melissa Kay Mee, Fenton History Center Marketing Assistant Volunteer

Saturday, September 3, 2016: Hometown History: Secret Plane by Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, August 27, 2016: Hometown History: 1942: Planning Ahead By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, August 20, 2016: Hometown History: Stocking the Fenton’s Shelves (King Gustav’s Crispbread) By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, August 13, 2016: Hometown History: Timeless Music by Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, August 6, 2016: Hometown History Center Blog Debut: A Variety of Invitations by Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Wednesday, August 3, 2016: Blog Debut: Freeze and Famine, 1816; A Year Without Summer By Melissa Kay Mee, Fenton History Center Marketing Assistant Volunteer