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Fenton History Center

  • 67 Washington St. Map It
  • Jamestown

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Reuben Fenton, governor of New York from 1865 to 1869, had this brick Italianate mansion built in 1863. It contains Victorian period rooms (some quite ornate) and exhibits showcasing the history of Chautauqua Lake, the life and career of Lucille Ball, and Jamestown's Swedish and Italian communities. Also of interest are the archival and genealogical library and the Civil War exhibits.

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67 Washington St., Jamestown, New York, 14701, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Early Jan.–Thanksgiving, Mon.–Sat. 10–4; Thanksgiving–early Jan., Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 1–4


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