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Chester Historical Society

Orange County, New York

2023 Schedule of Chester Historical Society events:

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

Saturday, January 14, 2023 2 pm: Annual Meeting and Program What Makes A Historic District?by Jennifer MacLeod of the Orange County Planning Department’s, at the Chester Public Library (lower level), 1748 Kings Highway, Chester, NY. Refreshments will be served. (inclement weather date January 15)

Saturday, May 6: Opening Day. 2023 exhibit at the 1915 Erie Station at Chester: "Sugar Loaf. Details to be annouced.

May 18: Hudson Valley Gives Day; a chance to donate to your favorite non-profit (us, we hope). Details to be annouced.

Saturday, June : Annual Yard Sale. Details to be annouced.

Friday, September  Penny Social. Details to be annouced.

Tuesday, November: Annual Dutch Treat Dinner. Details to be annouced.

Sunday, December: Chester Historical Society Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Join us for caroling, hot chocolate and cookies at the Erie Station 19 Winkler Place, downtown Chester. Details to be annouced.

Other events for the year will be announced in advance .

Newsletter - 2023 submission deadlines: Details to be annouced.

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Repairs to Station Roof and Gutters - schedule tba

Chester NY Music Series 2023

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