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Chester Historical Society

Orange County, New York

A sampling of items from the Chester Historical Society’s Collection of Chester history.


The Society maintains a collection of items (photos, manuscripts, books, artifacts, documents, news clippings, etc.) relating to greater Chester community's history.  We are also building a computerized database of this collection, to which items are added every month.   A number of items from the Chester Historical Society collection which have been posted with extensive descriptions on the Hudson River Valley Heritage website at:

http://www.hrvh.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/chs





Samplings from our collections:

Unknowns


Agriculture

     Cheese

     Farms

     Hambletonian

     Produce


Commerce

     Banking                              (The Chester National Bank)

     Businesses     

     Eateries                                   (Yelverton Inn)

     Newspapers


Community

     Churches

     Events

     Fire Dept. & Ambulance Corp

     Historic Markers

     Homes

     Maps

     Military

     People

     School

     Sports

          Hambletonian

          School

     Sugar Loaf

     Views


Rail Roads

     Chester’s Erie Stations          (Erie Railroad in Chester)

     Railroading


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(Links to a Google Spreadsheet)