The Fenton History Center is offering a variety of walking tours this summer. Saturday's tour is of the Southside neighborhoods around the Fenton Mansion. It will be Saturday, July 27, at 1 p.m. at the Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St.., Jamestown. Explore the beauty and majesty of an era gone by in the south side neighborhoods near Forest Avenue. Attendees will learn about the early businesses and people who thrived there.
Fenton Trustee Dr. Thomas Greer will lead the tour. The tour will begin at the Fenton History Center parking lot. The tour is approximately two hours long and will end back at the Fenton History Center. 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 two children per adult.
Visit fentonhistorycenter.org or call 664-6256 for more information.
The William Broadhead home on South Main Street is featured on the Fenton History Center’s southside walking tour Saturday at 1 p.m. Broadhead and his sons were instrumental in Jamestown development. He started the woolen mills in the 1870s, owned the trolleys and eventually the steamboats on Chautauqua Lake.