The Chester Historical Society is a nonprofit organization as qualified under Section 501(c) (3) of the IRS code. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The Chester Historical Society operates with help from the following:
•Donations from individuals & companies;
•Grants from civic organizations, government & companies;
•Bequests, both financial and historical items;
•Fund raising events (Yard Sale every June, Penny Social every September, and Raffle every year);
★1915 Erie Station (Saturdays 9am - 1pm May through October;
★Clifton Patrick Insurance, 119 Rt.17M (10-5 weekdays);
★Village of Chester lobby, 47 Main Street (9-4 weekdays);
★additional locations to be announced as they are added.
• Chester Historical Society has partnered with Viridian Energy, a responsible, ethical energy supplier that saves the energy consumer money or provides long-term priceprotection.
Not only can you enjoy savings or price-certainty, but you will be using green energy that is good for planet-Earth and every month you pay your energy bill, green-energy company Viridian will pay a small stipend to CHS, at no extra cost to you. And you keep getting the same service and billing you already experience with your utility; no extra bills, no change of service.
To apply: www.viridian.com/CHESTER
• Chester Historical Society has partnered up with Lemonade, a new socially-driven insurance company, to fundraise for the Society. Beyond the super cool technology that lets you get insured and file claims in seconds, Lemonade will return unclaimed money to the Society! Find out more here! www.lemonade.com/the-chester-historical-society
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The Chester Historical Society was founded November, 1964.
Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents as a nonprofit education corporation.
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.
We also operate the 1915 Erie Station, Chester’s Local History Museum,
which is open 9 am - 1 pm Saturdays May - October
Please send any corrections, comments or suggestions to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org