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Latest News

Project 22 Film Screening

Join The Fenton History Center’s Vets Finding Vets Program for a screening of Project 22.  March 19th Jamestown Community College Scharmann Theatre 7:00 pm The film follows two combat-wounded veterans that set out to end a little-known epidemic in America. Their 6,500-mile cross-country mission was to raise awareness of the high

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Doors Open Jamestown

We’ve announced that this year’s Doors Open Jamestown event is scheduled for Saturday, January 20, from 10 am to 5 pm at various locations across the city. Doors Open Jamestown features free admission to greater Jamestown area attractions, raffle prizes at each location, restaurant specials, and more. The event is sponsored

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Six Faces of WWII

  The presentation will focus on six veterans who were interviewed by Gregory Peterson and Phil Zimmer through the “Defenders of Freedom” project. The “Defenders of Freedom” project was launched in 2013 and has recorded  225 interviews with local veterans. The presentation uses film interviews and archival footage to provide

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Fenton Canteen 2018

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Veterans of all ages are invited to drop in for coffee on the second Saturday of each month from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Fenton History Center research center, located at 73 Forest Avenue in Jamestown, New York, in the historic Hall House. This location is handicap accessible

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Winter 2018 Trivia at Shawbucks

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Put your brain to work every Wednesday night in February at SHAWBUCKS for a chance to win prizes! Restaurant opens at 4 PM and games will begin promptly at 7 PM on February 7, 14, 21, and 28. Special Valentine’s Day Trivia on February 14! Teams of 2 to 4

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