“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Chester, New York

Clickable Map of Orange County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Orange County, NY (518) Dutchess County, NY (310) Putnam County, NY (115) Rockland County, NY (265) Sullivan County, NY (149) Ulster County, NY (263) Passaic County, NJ (140) Sussex County, NJ (91) Pike County, PA (102)  OrangeCounty(518) Orange County (518)  DutchessCounty(310) Dutchess County (310)  PutnamCounty(115) Putnam County (115)  RocklandCounty(265) Rockland County (265)  SullivanCounty(149) Sullivan County (149)  UlsterCounty(263) Ulster County (263)  PassaicCountyNew Jersey(140) Passaic County (140)  SussexCounty(91) Sussex County (91)  PikeCountyPennsylvania(102) Pike County (102)
Goshen is the county seat for Orange County
Chester is in Orange County
      Orange County (518)  
      Dutchess County (310)  
      Putnam County (115)  
      Rockland County (265)  
      Sullivan County (149)  
      Ulster County (263)  
      Passaic County, New Jersey (140)  
      Sussex County, New Jersey (91)  
      Pike County, Pennsylvania (102)  
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1New York (Orange County), Chester — 1915 Chester Depot
1841: First Erie RR Station Fresh milk first shipped to NYC 1842 by Agent Thaddeus Selleck. Last train Apr ‘83 Opened 1999: History MuseumMap (db m60053) HM
2New York (Orange County), Chester — Artillery Encampment 1779
Wagonmasters with gear for 9 Regts always ready to go. North Carolina Regiment here August 5.Map (db m34327) HM
3New York (Orange County), Chester — Chester, New York
When the first train entered Chester, New York on September 23, 1841, few realized exactly what kind of an impact the railroad would have on the town. Before the New York & Erie Railroad (later reorganized as the Erie Railroad) entered town, Chester . . . Map (db m60383) HM
4New York (Orange County), Chester — Furybrook Farm
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places for its part in the settlement and history of the Town of Chester, New York Settled 1731 by Roe family.Map (db m24692) HM
5New York (Orange County), Chester — Goose Pond Mountain AreaThis project was designed and constructed by the New York State Department Transportation
History: The wetland constructed at this site was built by the New York State Department of Transportation Cooperation with Palisades Interstate Park Commission -- Office Of Parks and Recreation and Historic Preservation, New York State Department . . . Map (db m109289) HM
6New York (Orange County), Chester — Greycourt - Orange Co., N.Y.
The origins of a railroad in this area date back to 1836, when the Hudson & Delaware Railroad was chartered to build a rail line from Newburgh, New York to Chesterville, New York (now known as Greycourt) with the intention of extending the line to . . . Map (db m60266) HM
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7New York (Orange County), Chester — Pet Cemetery
Buried near here is King the Palisades performing lion & girl friend of chimp F J Muggs (sic), plus 250 gravesites of beloved petsMap (db m34497) HM
8New York (Orange County), Chester — Salem Village of Chester
One of the seven villages established 3-22-1845. Only an M.E. Church and a schoolhouse. No trade here, only farming.Map (db m22433) HM
9New York (Orange County), Chester — Site of Cromline House
Built by Daniel Cromline, 1716, named Greycourt Inn. Before 1765 was main house between New Windsor and New JerseyMap (db m43261) HM
10New York (Orange County), Chester — Welcome to Chester
Home of Neufchaltel Cheese Birthplace of Hambletonian progenitor of trottersMap (db m28875) HM
11New York (Orange County), Chester — Welcome to Chester
Home of Neufchaltel Cheese Birthplace of Hambletonian progeditor of trottersMap (db m29451) HM
12New York (Orange County), Chester — Welcome to Chester
Home of Neufchaltel Cheese Birthplace of Hambletonian progeditor of trottersMap (db m29453) HM
13New York (Orange County), Chester — 651 — Wm. A. Lawrence
Home of First Village President and Civic Leader. Manufactured Neufchatel & Cream Cheese ca. 1876-1925 In Former Factory Here.Map (db m188830) HM
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14New York (Orange County), Chester — Yelverton Inn1765 - 1927
Built in 1765 Used as a Tavern for 67 years and occupied by six generations of the Yelverton family. Among distinguished guests entertained were George Washington Alexander Hamilton and Aaron BurrMap (db m71175) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022