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, located at 67 Washington Street in Jamestown, New York. This location is handicap accessible and service dogs are welcome. The mission of the Fenton Canteen is to provide an opportunity to establish camaraderie among veterans of all ages.
2020 Fenton Canteen Dates: February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12
APRIL 11, 2020 FENTON CANTEEN CANCELLED FOR THIS MONTH DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. THE FENTON HISTORY CENTER IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.
*Attention* March Only! Fenton Canteen will meet in the Hall House Research Center at 73 Forest Ave.
The Fenton Canteen is an excellent way to learn more about Vets Finding Vets. Vets Finding Vets is a veteran program that is organized by the Fenton History Center. The group meets regularly at the Hall House to help enrolled veterans trace their families history, look up old service buddies, flesh out the service records for other veterans in their families and/or help with other projects pertaining to veterans.
Pictured at the top of the page: American servicemen enjoy a cup of coffee at a Salvation Army hut in New York, circa 1918.