Downtown Tour To Be Held Saturday

The Fenton History Center is offering a variety of walking tours this summer. The next tour is of the old Northside of Jamestown, now our greater downtown. From Fourth Street to the Chadakoin, learn about the people and businesses that thrived here from the early 1800s to the 1950s.

It is on Saturday at 1 p.m., starting at the Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St.., Jamestown. The tour will be led by Fenton History Center Museum teacher Julie Hull. It will begin and end at the Fenton History Center parking lot. The tour is approximately two hours long. Participants should be able to walk for 2 hours, wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing. The fee is $10 for potential members and $5 for Fenton History Center members.

New this year is free admission for children under 18 years of age when accompanied by a paying adult. The limit is two children per adult.

The other tours will cover the industrial area by the Chadakoin River, the Southside neighborhood surrounding the Fenton Mansion, the Lakeview Avenue neighborhood and Jamestown Hidden Alleys. They are offered on a rotating basis through September. The schedule is on the Fenton History Center website. Visit or call 664-6256 for more information.