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

1915 Chester Depot

 
 
1915 Chester Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, November 14, 2009
1. 1915 Chester Depot Marker
Inscription. 1841: First Erie RR Station Fresh milk first shipped to NYC 1842 by Agent Thaddeus Selleck. Last train Apr 83 Opened 1999: History Museum
 
Erected 2004 by The Chester Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 21.758′ N, 74° 16.194′ W. Marker is in Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Winkler Place 0 miles west of Howland St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 Winkler Place, Chester NY 10918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chester, New York (a few steps from this marker); Hambletonian (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hambletonian Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wawayanda Patent (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I Monument & Chester Bicentennial Commission Time Capsule (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster (approx. 0.4 miles away); Artillery Encampment 1779 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .  Chester Historical Society website with photos of Depot. (Submitted on November 14, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyRailroads & Streetcars
 
Chester Depot from a 1915 vintage postcard. image. Click for full size.
circa 1915
2. Chester Depot from a 1915 vintage postcard.
Village of Chester Historian, Lorraine Hom, unveiling 1915 Chester Depot Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, May 6, 2006
3. Village of Chester Historian, Lorraine Hom, unveiling 1915 Chester Depot Marker.
Formal dedication on May 6, 2006 at season opening of the 1915 Chester Depot Local History Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on October 6, 2012, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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