On Wednesday, Janet Wahlberg, the president of the Board of Trustees for the Fenton History Center, gave a presentation to various government officials and key stakeholders. During the nearly 20-minute briefing, Wahlberg discussed the center’s new exhibits, potential corporate partnerships, and upcoming community events.
One of the highlights of the presentation was the addition of items to the Fenton History Center’s display that belonged to its namesake, late Gov. Reuben Eaton Fenton. Wahlberg touched on various topics during her presentation, including the center’s official mission statement and the new artifacts that were being donated to the center. These items were some of the personal properties of the late Gov. Reuben Eaton Fenton.
Wahlberg mentioned that she believes these artifacts should be displayed at the McClurg Museum instead of at their current location in Ellicottville. The McClurg Mansion is a 14-room federal-style mansion built in 1818 and is home to