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

Chester Militia

 
 
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circa 1990
1. Chester Militia Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1775 as Capt. John Jackson's Co. in Col. William Allison's Goshen Regt. Served at River Forts and Minisink
 
Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 21.375′ N, 74° 16.655′ 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, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74 Main St., Chester NY 10918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Yelverton Inn (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery Encampment 1779 (approx. 0.2 miles 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. 0.3 miles away); First Post Office in Chester (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Village of Chester.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
Chester Militia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, September 13, 2009
2. Chester Militia Marker
Looking south towards intersection of Main Street and Academy Ave.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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