Our mission is to promote the rich heritage of the Village and Town of Chester, New York through the acquisition, restoration and preservation of its historical places, documents and recordings of oral history; provide educational programs for school children, community organizations and all those individuals interested in local folklore and history; and exhibit collections of artifacts, pictures, newspapers and recorded oral histories to the general public.
Visit the 1915 Erie Station, Chester’s Local History Museum - Open 9 am - 1 pm Saturdays May - October at 19 Winkler Place, Chester, NY 10918 (gps coordinates: 41.3626°, -74.2702°
Chester's First Annual Holiday Parade! Starts 4 pm at the Walton Hose Company Fire House at 81 Main Street. March to the 1915 Erie RR Station for Caroling, Tree Lighting & 1915 Erie Station Open House! Call Mayor Tom Bell at Village Hall, 845-469-2388, for more info or to join the Parade. Tetz Clydesdales - Chester Chior - Fire Trucks - and more!