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Gov. Reuben Fenton Mansion

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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. History Residence 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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