The Chester Municipal Heritage Society is always looking for people who are willing to participate by:helping with researchretelling local and personal storiessharing genealogyproviding older photographs to be scanned for our collectionhelping with programs and participating in activities.
Can you trace your ancestors to the Municipality of Chester? The families of Chester are at the centre of history of this special place and as a Chester descendents you can play an important role in keeping your family legacy alive:Visit the museum where the daily lives of your ancestors are illustrated in stories, furnishings, and architectureFind the names of you relatives on headstone in the old burying ground on Albany roadDiscover artifacts from local families in the museumStroll the fields that were once cultivated by your ancestors Examine original documents and read first-hand accounts of local residents – perhaps members of your family – in maple cottageShare your Chester heritage with your children and grandchildrenConsider becoming a Chester Descendent affiliate member of the Chester Municipality Heritage Society.*Please Note: such provisions or designations can be changed should you so desire.
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.