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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home of Reuben E. Fenton

 
 
Home of Reuben E. Fenton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. Home of Reuben E. Fenton Marker
Inscription. "The Soldiers' Friend"
Governor 1865-1869
U.S. Senator 1869-1875
 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 5.505′ N, 79° 14.328′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Washington Street 0.1 miles west of Prospect Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at the Fenton History Center. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the New York State Armory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lost Neighborhood (about 400 feet away); Public Market (about 500 feet away); Brooklyn Square (about 500 feet away); Birmingham Auto (about 600 feet away); Policeman George Kendall (approx. 0.2 miles away); WWI Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Grist Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Reuben Eaton Fenton at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Fenton History Center Museum and Research Center. (Submitted on April 23, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Home of Reuben E. Fenton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. Home of Reuben E. Fenton Marker

 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Home of Reuben E. Fenton image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
3. Home of Reuben E. Fenton
Now the Fenton History Center
Home of Reuben E. Fenton Historical Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
4. Home of Reuben E. Fenton Historical Landmark Plaque
This property has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior
Statue of Reuben Fenton image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
5. Statue of Reuben Fenton
In front of Fenton History Center
Reuben Fenton Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
6. Reuben Fenton Statue
Side A
During the Civil War he was affectionately known as "The Soldiers' Friend"
"Soldiers," said he, "Your state thanks you and gives you pledge of her lasting gratitude."
"The people will regard with jealous pride your welfare and honor, not forgetting the widow, the fatherless."
Reuben Fenton Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
7. Reuben Fenton Statue
Side B
Representative in Congress
1853-1864
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
8. Reuben Fenton Statue
Side C
Reuben Eaton Fenton
July 4th 1819 August 25th 1885
Governor of New York State
1865 - 1869
Reuben Fenton Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
9. Reuben Fenton Statue
Side D
Unites States Senator
1869 - 1875
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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