“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chester, Vermont

Clickable Map of Windsor County, Vermont and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Windsor County, VT (80) Addison County, VT (72) Bennington County, VT (63) Orange County, VT (38) Rutland County, VT (101) Windham County, VT (67) Grafton County, NH (146) Sullivan County, NH (23)  WindsorCounty(80) Windsor County (80)  AddisonCounty(72) Addison County (72)  BenningtonCounty(63) Bennington County (63)  OrangeCounty(38) Orange County (38)  RutlandCounty(101) Rutland County (101)  WindhamCounty(67) Windham County (67)  GraftonCountyNew Hampshire(146) Grafton County (146)  SullivanCounty(23) Sullivan County (23)
Woodstock is the county seat for Windsor County
Chester is in Windsor County
      Windsor County (80)  
      Addison County (72)  
      Bennington County (63)  
      Orange County (38)  
      Rutland County (101)  
      Windham County (67)  
      Grafton County, New Hampshire (146)  
      Sullivan County, New Hampshire (23)  
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1Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — Chester Academy / District No. 20 Central School
Chester Academy A Legislative Act created Chester Academy on October 30, 1814, and it opened March 13, 1815 on this site. A unique hexagonal cupola crowned the Federal-style brick building. Local families financed the school, with the Chester . . . Map (db m117222) HM
2Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — Chester Civil War Memorial
[ South Plaque ] Roll of Honor to Those Who Sleep Where They Fell. Sewell Barker, Corp. Co. G. 7th Vt. Vols. Joseph W. Fletcher, Corp. Co. H. 10th Vt. Vols. Azro B. Stiles, Corp. Co. K. 4th Vt. Vols. Rensselaer H. . . . Map (db m23189) HM
3Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — Chester Depot
The first public train arrived here on July 18, 1849, and in December, the Rutland & Burlington Railroad opened the first rail line across Vermont linking the Connecticut River valley at Bellows Falls and Lake Champlain at Burlington. The route . . . Map (db m101220) HM
4Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — Chester Vietnam Conflict Monument
Dedicated to the Men and Women Of Chester Who Served Their Country in the Vietnam Conflict Erected by the Citizens of Chester Dedicated May 27, 1974 [ Left Panel ] Adams John Stanley • Amsden Clyde Emersom • . . . Map (db m23243) WM
5Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — Chester World War I and II and Korean Conflict Monument
Valor Dedicated to the Men and Women of Chester who served their Country in World War I and II and in the Korean Conflict {South Face} Panel 1 Adams, Clinton A. • Adams, Robert C. • Albee, Harold M. • Amsden, Edwin E. • Amsden, . . . Map (db m23407) WM
6Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — Hugh Henry Family Homestead
This homestead represents over two centuries of residency by the Hugh Henry family. The main house was built for Thomas Kimball c.1780 during the Federal architectural period with a Georgian plan. In 1803, Hugh Henry (1767-1847) of Acworth, N.H. . . . Map (db m183155) HM
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7Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — Merritt Austin Edson
{North Side} Was born in Rutland Vermont on April 25, 1897. Soon after his birth, the Edson family returned to their native Chester. In 1915 he graduated from Chester High School. While attending the University of Vermont, in 1915, he joined the . . . Map (db m121220) HM
8Vermont (Windsor County), Chester — North Chester
Side 1 Known locally as the Stone Village, eleven adjacent buildings display similar distinctive masonry. The earliest house (second east of the church) was built c. 1834 for Dr. Ptolemy Edson. Seven more houses, the church, a school, and a . . . Map (db m138704) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022