Chester Historical Society
Orange County, New York
Images in chronological order.
(Click on one of the images in the gallery to start a slide show.)
Maple Ave. School. 2020-01-05 DSC07357.jpg
Art Deco Main Entrance lamp, Maple Ave. School photo by Leslie Smith. 2020-01-05 DSCN4804.JPG
Aerial View of Maple Ave School.jpg
CUFSD Superintendent Dennis Petrilak presents proposal for the Maple Ave. School site to Village of Chester Board. 2020-01-13 Leslie Smith photo. DSC07479.JPG
2020 CHS Annual Meeting Flyer - Mary Altobelli speaking on Dutchess Quarry Caves.
Norma preparing freshmen's table for 2020 CHS Annual Meeting. DSCN0001.JPG
Sec. Georgina Robillard reading the 2019 Annual Meeting minutes. 2020-01-19DSC07529.JPG
Mary Altobelli speaking on Dutchess Quarry Caves.
Dutchess Quarry Cave Number 8.
Full house for Mary Altobelli's Dutchess Quarry Caves program.
Clif unpacking W.A. Lawrence Historic Marker received through a grant for the W.G. Pomeroy Foundation. 2020-03-02 IMG_0058.jpg
2020-03-21 Village of Chester Arts Spring Show cancelled by Covid-19 Pandemic!
2020-04-17 Leslie Priming guitar blanks for Fundraising raffle. DSCN0007.JPG
Clif cutting out "Guitar blanks" for Chester Musice Series Chester Historical Society fundraising raffle. 2020-04-17 photo by Leslie Smith IMG_0216.jpg
Chester's empty pandemic streets 2020-05-13 photo by Leslie Smith IMG_0521.jpg
2020-05-16 Rainbow over Chester. Leslie Smith Photo IMG_0582.jpg
Flags lining Main Street for Memorial Day. 2020-05-27 Leslie Smith photo. IMG_0721.jpg
2020-05-29 Georgina just planted geraniums in the Depot's Porte-cochere. Leslie Smith photo IMG_0782.jpg
2020-05-29 Station Work Party: Annie, Georgina, Lynn, and Debby-Lu. Leslie Smith photo IMG_0784.jpg
Little orange flag marks the spot where the W.A. Lawrence marker will go. 2020-06-10 Leslie Smith photo IMG_0908.jpg
Sue and Debby-Lu scanning Chester School items. 2020-06-18 DSCN0603.jpg
Clayton Delany's open for outdoor dining! 2020-06-18 Leslie Smith photo. IMG_1004.jpg
Alan's Falafel serving outdoors! 2020-06-18 Leslie Smith photo. IMG_1005.jpg
2020-06-25 Patti Salerno presenting comments on the Village of Chester Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing. Leslie Smith photo IMG_1029.jpg
2020-06-25 Village of Chester Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing, Mayor Tom Bell presiding. Leslie Smith photo IMG_1032.jpg
Juliette and Hannah were the first artists to finish their 'Guitars' for the Chester Music Series raffle. 2020-07-07 Leslie Smith photo IMG_1116.jpg
Chester United Call to Action, a peaceful meetup in front f the Station July 18th. Leslie Smith photo. IMG_1412.jpeg
Steven Pierce Fuller (graduate Chester Academy, now living in Middletown) heads the Chester United Call to Action speaks to the participants. Leslie Smith photo. IMG_1524.jpeg
Following the speakers and singers, the group marched to CVS and back. Face masks and social distancing where practiced during the event. Leslie Smith photo. IMG_1584.jpeg
InsideOut Exhibit Flyer - Village of Chester Arts
2020-07-24 Leslie Smith photo.
By Mary Altobelli. 2020-07-24 Leslie Smith photo
By Pauline Archer 2020-07-24 Leslie Smith photo
By David Stevenson. 2020-07-24 Clif Patrick photo
InsideOut at night by Mary Altobelli. July 26, 2020.
Dave's freshly completed Hambletonian "Guitar" for Covivd-19 posyponed Chester Music Series Raffle Fundraiser. 2020/09/07 Leslie Smith Photo.
Roof leak has rotted soffit boards Aug 27, 2020
Roof leak tell tail on sidewalk. Aug 27, 2020
This is the broken tile that let the water in, which traveled several feet down the roof before finding a hole in the roofing paper thus rotting the wood soffit underneath. October 15, 2020
Scaffolding setup for tomorrow's roof repairs. Leslie Smith photo October 14, 2020 at 7:31 PM
This is the broken tile (pieces separated)that let the water in, which traveled several feet down the roof before finding a hole in the roofing paper thus rotting the wood soffit underneath. October 15, 2020
Roof repair in process. Martin Ortiz photo October 19, 2020 at 11:06 AM
Leslie photographs repair to rafter tail October 15, 2020
Chalk It Up Flyer
(Photo by Leslie Smith)
Nathan Hopkins - in foreground, purple shirt. (Nancy H. George photo)
Galvin Hopinks creating his square. (Nancy H. George photo)
"Be Kind' by Paula Shaunessey. (Nancy H. George photo)
Nancy H. George photo