The Fenton History Center is offering a variety of walking tours this summer. The next tour is the Lakeview Avenue neighborhood Saturday at 1 p.m. What was life like during the heyday of what some call the most beautiful street in Jamestown?
Attendees will learn about the upper class families that lived on the street, the changes over the years and what makes it the stately streetscape it is today.
Guests are asked to arrive by 12:45 p.m. at the Lake View Cemetery office lawn, corner of Lakeview Avenue and Buffalo Street. The tour is approximately two hours long and will end back at the cemetery office.
The Fenton History Center will offer a tour of Lakeview?Ave. on Saturday.
The tour leaders are Sam Genco, Lake View Cemetery superintendent, and Fenton History Center Trustee and Robert Black, architect, Habiterra Architecture and Landscape Architecture, PC. The fee is $10 for potential members and $5 for Fenton History Center members. New this year, children up to age 18 are free with a paying adult - limit of two children per adult.
The tours are offered on a rotating basis through September. The schedule is on the Fenton History Center website. Visit fentonhistorycenter.org or call 664-6256 for more information.