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Why Not New York? The Road to the Vote Exhibit

New Yorkers played a pivotal role in the struggle for women’s suffrage and equal rights beginning in 1848 in Seneca Falls through the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. November 2017 marks the Centennial of New York State granting women the right to vote. Celebrate New York State’s triumph.

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Talks 2017

Brown Bag Lunchtime Talks will take place the second Wednesday of each month in the Fenton History Center dining room at no cost from 12 PM to 1 PM. Food and drink is permitted. Donations are not required but will be graciously accepted. View this season’s Past Brown Bag Lunchtime Talks

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Walking Tours of Jamestown

Please arrive at the starting points listed below no later than 9:45 AM for a 10 AM start time. Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. 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

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Honoring Medal of Honor Recipients

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Watch this video honoring three Medal of Honor Recipients

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