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The 154th Anniversary: 112th and 154th Civil War Regiment Departure from Camp Brown

Commemorate the 154th Anniversary of the112th and 154th Civil War Regiments’ Departure from Camp Brown by taking part in a symbolic march with Civil War recruit reenactors from the 154th Infantry to the site of the original 1864 First Street Train Depot and a candlelight tour of Camp Brown that

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Winter 2016-2017

The Fenton History Center takes on an altogether different appearance in the winter.  The snow lined trees and snow-framed windows add to the holiday excitement, decorations, and events at the Fenton Mansion and historic Hall House.  November 22nd, 4 PM to 7 PM: 38th Annual Holiday Exhibit Sneak Preview: Space Age

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11th Annual Saints and Sinners Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

The Fenton History Center would like to thank FSC Systems LCC, Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo,  and Lind Funeral Home, the 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Tour sponsors to date!  October 1st and October 8th: 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Tour Horse-Drawn Tours This tour is historically informative and is an excellent way to

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Mausoleum Tours and More at the Lake View Cemetery

October 9th at 8 PM: Mausoleum Tours and More at the Lake View Cemetery: This guided behind-the-scenes tour of a number of elegant mausoleums and grave-sites in the Lake View Cemetery in Jamestown, New York is almost as popular as the annual Saints and Sinners tour.  The Lake View Cemetery, established in

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11th Annual Saints and Sinners Walking Tours

The Fenton History Center would like to thank FSC Systems LCC, Fessenden, Laumer & DeAngelo,  and Lind Funeral Home, the 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Tour sponsors to date!  October 1st and October 8th: 11th Annual Saints and Sinners Walking Tours: Walk with an informative guide and uncover some of the 43,000 personal stories

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