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.
About Us

Chester Municipal Heritage Society

Comprised of: Lordly House Museum  Maple Cottage - research centre            Chester Train Station       Lordly Park Hawboldt Display  Forman Hawboldt - Inventor and Entrepreneur You can view a portion our collection at     We also offer a show case of local talent at Treasure Hunt information at
Lordly Estate Municipal Museum
What to watch for in 2017:
  Sir John’s Picnic Basket - July 29th - more information Pre Auction event at Train Station - July 7th Annual Auction Chester Train Station - July 8th Lordly confederation Tea - July 22nd Lordly Tea - August 19th Victorian 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 summer Information below at bottom of page
Student Employment Opportunities Museum 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, 2017 Hours:  30 hrs./week including Saturdays Rate:  $11/hr. These positions are subject to grant funding approval. Deadline is May 14. Send applications to: For more information, contact Cynthia Lamson at 902-275-3842 or 902- 275- 2030.