Gov. Reuben Fenton Mansion, also known as Walnut Grove, is a historic home located at Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. It is an Italian Villa style residence built in 1863. The home features a four-story tower. It was the home of Reuben Fenton (1819–1885). In 1919, the city of Jamestown acquired the property as a Soldiers and Sailors Memorial. During World War II it was used as a recruitment center. After being abandoned for many decades the city had plans to tear it down, however, a society was formed to help save the building. It has been home to the Fenton History Center since 1964 and is now used as a museum dedicated to the local history of Chautauqua county.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.It became a Blue Star museum in 2022.HistoryResidence
The Fenton mansion was built 1863 for Reuben Fenton and his family. It was occupied until his wife Elizabeth Scudder Fenton's death in 190
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