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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 on April 29th from 1 PM to 3 PM. Sample pizza from various vendors, learn about Jamestown, New York’s Italian heritage, and enjoy a performance to be given by the Italian Heritage Dancers with music by Uncle

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Talks 2017

The public will be invited to sit in on a different talk the second Wednesday of each month spanning from April to October at no cost in the Fenton History Center dining room.   A complete list of talk topics and speakers are to be announced.  All donations will be

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Walking Tours of Jamestown

Walking tours will take place every Saturday beginning May 27 through September 9. See a full line-up and descriptions of each walk below. There is a $10 fee for potential members and a $5 fee for Fenton History Center members.  Children up to 18 are free with a paying adult with

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The Lost 74 Soldiers of the Vietnam War

The public is invited to join us April 19 at 2 PM in welcoming Randy Henderson of Mayville, New York, whose brother was killed during the early morning hours on June 3, 1969 aboard the American destroyer USS Frank E. Evans along with 73 other U.S. soldiers, who are now

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Taste the Difference: An 1850’s Farm to Table Event

The Fenton History Center has collaborated with the Busti Historical Society to present the “Taste the Difference: An 1850’s Farm to Table Event” that will take place at the Busti Victorian Hall on May 18 at 6 PM to 8:30 PM. Robert Cross of Three C’s Catering will discuss meal

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