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Events at Chester.

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Updated 2016-06-18.

"Darktown at the Fire Parade. 1902" ch-000127
"Darktown at the Fire Parade. 1902" ch-000127
Nellie Marvins wedding party. August 1, 1908. chs-006058 <http://www.hrvh.org/cdm/ref/collection/chs/id/149>
Nellie Marvins wedding party. August 1, 1908. chs-006058
Masquerade Ball invitation. 1914. chs-007666
Masquerade Ball invitation. 1914. chs-007666
Decorated carriage on way to parade. Circa 1920 chs-007682
Decorated carriage on way to parade. Circa 1920 chs-007682
Chester Italian American Club march downtown in Labor Day Parade, September, 1946. chs-003795
Chester Italian American Club march downtown in Labor Day Parade, September, 1946. chs-003795
Miss Nanette De Schauensee
"In an original Quaker outfit, more than 100 years old, Nanette De Schauensee poses in front of an old-fashioned spinning wheel. The dress which has been in her family for several generations is yellow, light green and grey. MIss De Schauensee will appear 0n the float of St. Columba's Ladies Auxiliary in the Hambletonian parade tomorrow in Chester. This parade, which well undoubtedly be the largest ever held in Chester, is the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the father of all trotters.-Photo by Cullen." 1949-05-08 ch-002380
Miss Nanette De Schauensee
"In an original Quaker outfit, more than 100 years old, Nanette De Schauensee poses in front of an old-fashioned spinning wheel. The dress which has been in her family for several generations is yellow, light green and grey. MIss De Schauensee will appear 0n the float of St. Columba's Ladies Auxiliary in the Hambletonian parade tomorrow in Chester. This parade, which well undoubtedly be the largest ever held in Chester, is the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the father of all trotters.-Photo by Cullen." 1949-05-08 ch-002380
Baby Carriage Float in front of 1935 Chester High School entering 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade. Mike Price driving; Mary Roche, standing; Helen Diffily, next to her. Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003496
Baby Carriage Float in front of 1935 Chester High School entering 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade. Mike Price driving; Mary Roche, standing; Helen Diffily, next to her. Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003496
Chester Chamber of Commerce wagon in front of Hiram Tuthill Building (Chester Meat Market), 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade, Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003437
Chester Chamber of Commerce wagon in front of Hiram Tuthill Building (Chester Meat Market), 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade, Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003437
Firemen pulling hose cart with American House, Roe & Produce Buildings in the background. Bill Lord - head bent down; Johnny I. Edwards - behind Bill Lord; Patrick Bailey - on Johhny's right; Bob Murray - behind hose cart (seen to left of Patrick Bailey) Thursday May 5, 1949, 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade. ch-003447
Firemen pulling hose cart with American House, Roe & Produce Buildings in the background. Bill Lord - head bent down; Johnny I. Edwards - behind Bill Lord; Patrick Bailey - on Johhny's right; Bob Murray - behind hose cart (seen to left of Patrick Bailey) Thursday May 5, 1949, 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade. ch-003447
100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade
Chester PTA float in front of Cullen’s Paper Store. Bernard Memmelaar - Driver; Kay Schanck seated on right side (Betty Kerher’s mother); Lawrence Schaeffer, Coach - standing; Phyllis Seider (left of Mrs. Schank)
Jack Desler & Janet Ringen (children seated). Thursday May 5, 1949 ch-003454
100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade
Chester PTA float in front of Cullen’s Paper Store. Bernard Memmelaar - Driver; Kay Schanck seated on right side (Betty Kerher’s mother); Lawrence Schaeffer, Coach - standing; Phyllis Seider (left of Mrs. Schank)
Jack Desler & Janet Ringen (children seated). Thursday May 5, 1949 ch-003454
William R. (Bill) Conklin in Parade, 100th Hambletonian Anniversary,Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003497
William R. (Bill) Conklin in Parade, 100th Hambletonian Anniversary,Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003497
Seward Family Carriage on Main Street with with formally attired driver: George Dean; passengers: Stanley Moduski & Thomas Howell. 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade, Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003494
Seward Family Carriage on Main Street with with formally attired driver: George Dean; passengers: Stanley Moduski & Thomas Howell. 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade, Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003494
100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade: Ox cart in front of the A. B. Lord’s Blacksmith shop. Riding in cart: Mark K. Laroe & Mary Weymar; Wm. Rumsey in bib overalls
John Weymer owned cart. Thursday May 5, 1949 chs-003476
100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade: Ox cart in front of the A. B. Lord’s Blacksmith shop. Riding in cart: Mark K. Laroe & Mary Weymar; Wm. Rumsey in bib overalls
John Weymer owned cart. Thursday May 5, 1949 chs-003476
Horse drawn Carriage in front of A. B. Lord’s Blacksmith shop. 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade, Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003429
Horse drawn Carriage in front of A. B. Lord’s Blacksmith shop. 100th Hambletonian Anniversary Parade, Thursday May 5, 1949. chs-003429
Chesterites in Parade at Newburgh, crica 1950s. chs-003419
Chesterites in Parade at Newburgh, crica 1950s. chs-003419
Beers-Barnes Circus in Chester Broadside, About 1962. August 30, 1960. chs-005355
Beers-Barnes Circus in Chester Broadside, About 1962. August 30, 1960. chs-005355
Color Guard in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose  Fire Co. Parade, June 1968. chs-003754
Color Guard in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose Fire Co. Parade, June 1968. chs-003754
Vince Gallo’s Jeep in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose Fire Co. Parade, June 1968. chs-003760
Vince Gallo’s Jeep in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose Fire Co. Parade, June 1968. chs-003760
Brownies marching in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose Fire Co. Parade, June, 1968. At intersection of Brookside Ave and West St. Note Glenmere Sign. chs-003769
Brownies marching in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose Fire Co. Parade, June, 1968. At intersection of Brookside Ave and West St. Note Glenmere Sign. chs-003769
Van Rompaye Tanker Truck in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose Fire Co. Parade, June, 1968. chs-003780
Van Rompaye Tanker Truck in 75th Anniversary of Chester's Walton Hose Fire Co. Parade, June, 1968. chs-003780
Chester Village Centennial plate. 1992. chs-008058
Chester Village Centennial plate. 1992. chs-008058
Loretta Winkler & Lorraine Hom with Santa. December, 1996. chs-008251
Loretta Winkler & Lorraine Hom with Santa. December, 1996. chs-008251
Ed Stoddard showing fourth graders Don Burrell’s Sugar Loaf diorama. c. 2003 chs-008305
Ed Stoddard showing fourth graders Don Burrell’s Sugar Loaf diorama. c. 2003 chs-008305