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Village of Chester in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Leslie Smith, March 3, 2002
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.
Founded 1798
First Presbyterian Church
Oldest church in Chester
Sanctuary dedicated in 1854
replacing two former sites.
Additions in 1884 and 1987

 
Erected by Chester Kiwanis.
 
Location. 41° 21.411′ N, 74° 16.644′ W. Marker is in Village of Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 94) 0.1 miles north of Academy Avenue (New York State Route 94), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 94-96 Main Street, Chester NY 10918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Yelverton Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artillery Encampment 1779 (about 700 feet away); Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument (approx. mile away); World War I Monument & Chester Bicentennial Commission Time Capsule (approx. mile away); Wawayanda Patent (approx. mile away); First Post Office in Chester (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Village of Chester.
 
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First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, September 13, 2009
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
with parsonage in background (looking south).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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