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

Welcome to Chester

 
 
Welcome to Chester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, March 21, 2010
1. Welcome to Chester Marker
Inscription. Home of Neufchaltel Cheese
Birthplace of Hambletonian progenitor of trotters
 
Erected 1997 by Town Historian.
 
Location. 41° 20.905′ N, 74° 14.032′ W. Marker is in Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on New York State Route 17M 1.9 miles from Craigville Rd (County Route 51), on the right. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1238 State Highway 17M, Chester NY 10918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goose Pond Mountain Area (within shouting distance of this marker); Greycourt - Orange Co., N.Y. (approx. 1.4 miles away); Roscoe W. Smith (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pine Hill Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of Cromline House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Chester, New York (approx. 2.1 miles away); 1915 Chester Depot (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Welcome to Chester (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Town of Chester website. (Submitted on March 24, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
2. Neufchaltel Cheese - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 24, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
3. The Hambletonian - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 24, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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