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Saturday, March 25, 2017: Special Feature: Jamestown Journal 1934: Statue Of Governor Fenton is Unveiled on Independence Day Before Large Crowd, President of City Council Accepts Memorial for Jamestown as Tribute Paid to Civil War Governor  

Saturday March 11, 2017: Hometown History: Support Your Local Fire Department By Karen E. Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist

Saturday, March 4, 2017: Hometown History: Fire! In Downtown Jamestown By Karen E Livsey, Fenton History Center Archivist 

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