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Chester Historical Society

Orange County, New York

2024 Schedule of Chester Historical Society events:

Business meeting usually on the first Wednesdays. 7pm. (Annual Meeting replaces regular January business meeting.)

Saturday, January 13, 2024 2 pm: Annual Meeting and Program All for One – One for All Farmby Ariane Daguin, at the Chester Public Library (lower level), 1748 Kings Highway, Chester, NY. Refreshments will be served. (inclement weather date January 14)

Annual Yard Sale Donations accepted Saturdays until on April 20, 27 and May 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the 1915 Erie Station, 19 Winkler Place.      Donations should be in good, clean condition. Please: no electronics, clothing, heavy appliances heavy appliances, heavy furniture, personal hygiene items, baby car seats, or books.

May 15: Hudson Valley Gives Day; a chance to donate to your favorite non-profit (us, we hope). .

Saturday, May 18 – 8:30 am to 1:30 pm : 31st Annual Yard Sale. (rain date May 19) 1915 Erie Station, 19 Winkler Place, Chester, NY 10918

Saturday, June 1: Opening Day. 2023 exhibit at the 1915 Erie Station at Chester: 2024 Exhibit TBA. Open most Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm & most Sundays 1  - 3 pm;  June – ?

Saturday, June 8 – 8:30 am to 1:30 pm : 31st Annual (Part 2)Yard Sale. (Village Wide Yard Sale) 1915 Erie Station, 19 Winkler Place, Chester, NY 10918

Chester NY Music Series 2024

Contact for more info:

Sunday, October ?, 2023 -  Penny Social. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. - Calling starts at 2:30 p.m.

At the Town of Chester Recreation Building, 81 Laroe Road Chester, NY 10918. For information: 845-610-4050 or 845-469-7317

November ?, 6:00 p.m: Annual Dinner, Details to be announced.

Sunday, December ? at 4:30 pm: Chester Historical Society Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Join us for caroling, hot chocolate and cookies at the Erie Station 19 Winkler Place, downtown Chester.

Other events for the year will be announced in advance .

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Repairs to Station Roof and Gutters - schedule tba

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Chester Historical Society Annual Meeting and Program

Saturday, Jan 18, 2024 at 2 p.m.: The Chester Historical Society Annual Meeting and Program