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Latest News

Why Not New York? The Road to the Vote Exhibit

Join us for an exhibit debut: Why Not New York: The Road to the Vote on June 14 from 6 PM to 7 PM. Why Not New York? The Road to the Vote exhibit will address the struggle for equal rights in the 19th and 20th century, and the significant role that Chautauqua County

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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

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 (there

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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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