Industrial Footprint Of Jamestown Tour Set For Saturday

Participants will 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. Fenton Board trustee and Jamestown Community College associate professor of history Traci Langworthy 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 south side of Jamestown, the old north side (now downtown area), and the Lakeview Avenue neighborhood. New this year, children up to age 18 are free with a paying adult, limit two children per adult.

They are offered each Saturday afternoon through the end of September. For more information visit www.fentonhistorycenter.org or call 664-6256 for more information.