Lucille Ball Attractions
Lucille Ball’s Childhood Residences:
Lucille Ball’s Birthplace: 69 Stewart Avenue, Jamestown
Lucille Ball’s Childhood Home: 59 Lucy Lane (Formerly 8th St.), Celoron
Lake View Cemetery
(907 Lakeview Avenue, Jamestown, 665-3206):
Visit the final resting place of Lucy and her family at the Hunt family plot in Lake View Cemetery.
(2 W. 3rd St.):
Jamestown’s Desilu Studios displays exact replicas of the “I Love Lucy” television studio sets including the Ricardos’ New York City apartment living room and kitchen and the Holleywood hotel suite where Lucy pantomimed with Harpo Marx and set her nose on fire with William Holden. Also featured are a life-sized mural of the original studio audeince, the opportunity to do your own version of Vitameatavegamin, original props and costumes from “I Love Lucy,” and much more.
Lucy Desi Museum
(10 W. Third Street, 484-0800):
The Museum maintains a signficant collection of their parents’ personal belonging. Costumes, gowns, photogrpahs, letters, scripts, and awards are among the memorabilia on display. Exhibits change periodically, providing something new for your return.
Lucy’s hometown of Jamestown, NY honors “America’s Favorite Redhead” with five murals painted by local artist Gary Peters. See these larger-then-life paintings on your next visit to Lucy’s hometown!
Home to the Southern Tier Xpress hockey, public ice skating, events center.
Fenton History Center
A museum and research center focused on the heritage of Jamestown. Was the former mansion of NYS Governor Ruben Fenton.
Robert H. Jackson Center
Global source of information for the life and legacy of Robert H. Jackson.
Reg Lenna Center for the Arts
Historical theater that featured many Vaudeville actors, and other entertainment performers. Today it is a host to LucyFest and many other events and shows.
Audubon Community Nature Center
600-acre wildlife sanctuary with several observation opportunities. Includes exhibits, bird collection and Nature Store.
Other Local Attractions
Lake Erie Wine Country
40 mile long Wine Trail featuring 23 different wineries with their own unique flavors and award winning wines.
Lily Dale Assembly
The world’s largest spiritualist community. Host many events throughout the year.
Peek N Peek Resort & Spa
Take a week and spend time skiing in the winter or playing golf in the summer. Features a newly renovated hotel and spa.
Historic community where visitors come to find intellectual and spiritual growth.
Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel
Just a short drive away, offering several entertainment options including gaming, concerts & events, luxury dining, and world class spa and hotel service.
Niagara Falls State Park
The oldest state park in America with the best view of Niagara Falls. Near many other attractions including the “Maid of the Mist” and “Cave of the Winds.”
To see more activities Chautauqua County has to offer, check out: TourChautauqua.com