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Chester Historical Society

Orange County, New York

1915 Erie Station, Chester’s Local History Museum Open 10 am - 2 pm Saturdays; 1 - 3 pm Sundays

May - December 3rd

19 Winkler Place, Chester, NY 10918 (gps coordinates: 41.3626°, -74.2702°)

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.

Chester Historical Society membership application.

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The museum will be open most Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm & most Sundays 1  - 3 pm;  May - December 3rd.

Maple Avenue School

The history and significance of the 1936 Maple Avenue School is available under Exhibits - Maple Ave School . A pamphlet is also available at the 1915 Erie Station Museum and other locations.