Chester Historical Society celebration

  This past July 16th & 17th, Chester celebrated its 250th birthday. At the Chester Historical Society is a scrapbook kept by Lucy Metzger of the 1966 Chester Bicentennial. Many will remember Lucy. She kept every newspaper article she could … Continued

The Vermont Journal, 07-27-16

The VT Journal 07-27-16 Please click on the link above to view the full printable edition of The Vermont Journal

The Shopper, 07-27-16

The Shopper 07-27-16 Please click on the link above to view the full printable edition of The Shopper

The Vermont Journal 07-20-16

VT Journal 07-20-16 Please click on the link above to view the full online edition for July 20th

The Shopper 07-20-16

Shopper 07-20-16 Please click on the link above to view the full online edition for July 20th

Gordon’s Sawmill

Local History

      Below is another story Gordon Gates wrote about his sawmill. Gordon uses the letter “M” when describing his price for lumber. M equals 1,000 board feet. Older residents will remember Bill Orcutt. Bill’s wife, Marjorie, was my … Continued

Amos Heald, Chester Mason

Back in early June, Cindy “Heald” Murch made a very generous donation to the Chester Historical Society. Included in her donation was Amos Heald’s Masonic jewel. Heald’s jewel is hand engraved silver with original silk ribbon. The Masons have had … Continued

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