The Chester Municipal Heritage Society was established in 1981 to promote and cultivate awareness of the unique heritage of the Municipality of the District of Chester for the enjoyment and benefit of present and future generations through the preservation of historically significant properties and the delivery of educational programming.
Chester Municipal Heritage Society
Comprised of:Lordly House Museum Maple Cottage - research centre Chester Train Station Lordly ParkHawboldt Display Forman Hawboldt - Inventor and EntrepreneurYou can view a portion our collection at We also offer a show case of local talent at Treasure Hunt information at
Sir John’s Picnic Basket - July 29th - more informationPre Auction event at Train Station - July 7thAnnual Auction Chester Train Station - July 8thLordly confederation Tea - July 22ndLordly Tea - August 19thVictorian Craft Sale - November (dates to be announced)Christmas Mystery Tour - December 16
Pig Roast in the park - July 4th
We are looking for two students for the summerInformation below at bottom of page
Student Employment OpportunitiesMuseum Interpreters I & II:These positions will be of interest to individuals who enjoy meeting the public, are competent in conducting research (local history) and are proficient with computer databases. The ideal candidate will have some performance experience as role-playing is integral to giving guided tours of Lordly House Museum.We are looking for friendly, reliable and multi-tasking individuals who are capable of working independently and thinking on their feet. Interest in community history will be an asset. Individuals must be returning to school or a secondary educational program in September, 2017.Term of employment: 9 weeks, commencing June 20, 2017Hours: 30 hrs./week including SaturdaysRate: $11/hr.These positions are subject to grant funding approval. Deadline is May 14.Send applications to: email@example.comFor more information, contact Cynthia Lamson at 902-275-3842 or 902- 275-2030.