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Fenton Walk To Cover Jamestown’s Early Industry

August 13, 2014
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Learn about the original industry in Jamestown on The Fenton History Center's walking tour. The tour is Saturday at 1 p.m. starting at the Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St., Jamestown. The tour will be near the Chadakoin River and the early industrial area of downtown Jamestown. Walkers will learn about the woolen mills, the railroad, the sawmills and the people who made it happen. Clarence Carlson, Fenton Board of Trustees member and local history author, will lead the tour. The tour will begin and end at the Fenton History Center parking lot. The tour is approximately 2 hours long. The fee is $10 for potential members and $5 for Fenton History Center members. The other tours offered through the summer are of the "Old Northside" (now downtown area), "Lakeview Avenue," "Hidden Alleys," and new this year, "Early Jamestown Along the River." Children up to age 18 are free with a paying adult, limit two children per adult. Tours are offered each Saturday afternoon through the end of September. For more information visit www.fentonhistorycenter.org or call 664-6256 for more information.

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