“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chester in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Welcome to Chester

Welcome to Chester Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, April 2, 2010
1. Welcome to Chester Marker
Home of Neufchaltel Cheese
Birthplace of Hambletonian
progeditor of trotters

Erected 1997 by Town of Chester Historian.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureNotable PlacesSports.
Location. 41° 22.109′ N, 74° 17.373′ W. Marker is in Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on State Highway 17M, half a mile east of Arcadia Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1645 St Hwy 17M, Chester NY 10918, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Denton Grist Mill (approx. half a mile away); Wm. A. Lawrence (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hambletonian Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Post Office in Chester (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hambletonian (approx. 0.9 miles away); Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War I Monument & Chester Bicentennial Commission Time Capsule
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Wawayanda Patent (approx. 0.9 miles away).
Regarding Welcome to Chester. This is one of five such markers mounted at the Town of Chester boundary along the major roadways entering Chester.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Welcome to Chester markers in the database.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 603 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 3, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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