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Visit Jamestown, New York - An American Heritage World travelers with wanderlust eventually return home, world-weary and looking for a less complex adventure for their next vacation. Jamestown, New York is one of those places to visit with an interesting history. Writers, artists and those in entertainment love Jamestown for its "All American" style and history. Embedded in the crown of Americana, Jamestown offers history lovers plenty of opportunity for things to do and see in an unhurried pace. Chatauqua County's Pride Jamestown is located at the southern tip of Chatauqua Lake. It's a "must see" for railroad fans as well as camera clubs who love the architecture of the Erie Railroad Station and other structures. Jamestown was chiefly known as the "Furniture Capital of the World", owing to the talents and skills of Jamestown artisans of Swedish and Italian descent who helped to build manufacturing facilities for the making of fine-crafted furniture. One of Jamestown's most famous celebrities is the late Lucille Ball of "I Love Lucy" fame. Other well known people have roots in Jamestown as well: Robert H. Jackson, a Supreme Court Judge, Jim McCusker, of football fame, Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys and Mitchell Anderson of "Doogie Howser, MD".