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Chester Historical Society

Orange County, New York

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Churches, congregations, religious practices and items of the Chester community.

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Updated 2015-06-07

Moffat, A. (1927). Old churches of Orange County, New York.: First Presbyterian, Goshen ; Goodwill Presbyterian, Montgomery ; Bethlehem Presbyterian, Cornwall ; Blooming Grove Congregational, Blooming Grove ; First Presbyterian, Newburgh. Washingtonville, NY: [Newburgh Print.].chs-008366
First Presbyterian Church, Oct. 19, 1950. chs-001303
Presbyterian Church Choir. About 1925. chs-007093
M.E. Church. June 3, 1901 chs-001315
Lecture - Recital In The Methodist Church. March 28, 1913 chs-009439
Greater Tabernacle Full Gospel Church. about 1990. Formerly the Methodist Church. chs-000390
Methodist Episcopal Church, Sugar Loaf. December, 7, 1899 chs-008374
Methodist Parsonage. Circa 1910. chs-001338
St. Columba Church and School. 1920? chs-001016
St. Columba Convent - Church - School. Early 1910s. chs-007704
First Holy Communion. Circa 1960? chs-000452
Petro Matiaszek, 5x great grandson of Charles Durland, and his family, visit Chester from Kiev, Ukraine. The Durlands were one of St. Paul’s Church founding families. Debby-Lu goes over some early Church records of the Durlands with Petro and his wife. 2016-07-29 IMG_2919
St Paul's Episcopal Church. Early 1910s. chs-007703
St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Early 1900s. chs-006483
St. Paul's Episcopal Church decorated for Christmas in an early 1900s post card. chs-006482