Photograph of uptown Chester opposite Academy Avenue on Main Street.
Sign standing on end on porch: “Last Chance in 20 Miles.”
Large sign extending from front corner of building: “W?n Fricker ???, G. Krueger – Lager Beer.”
Advertisements; Fire engines & equipment; Fire extinguishers;
The disastrous fire of 1876 destroyed downtown Chester. To protect the village from future fires, the citizens of Chester under took to build both a water system and a fire company. This illustrated advertisement was sent to store owner Joseph...
Group portraits; Photographs; Churches; Dinner parties; Anniversaries; Centennial celebrations;
Photograph of the 100th Anniversary Dinner of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Chester in the parish hall of St. Paul's Episcopal Church at the corner of Mail Street and Maple Avenue, Chester, New York.
The Town of Coxsackie, New York, is located on the west side of the Hudson River. This map locates houses with last names of owners, though occasionally only initials are used. Sites of stores, brick yards, schools, cemetaries, named farms, toll...
Certification, written in French in 1709, recognizing an earlier contract made in 1689 between Jean Cottin and the Village of New Paltz concerning land given to Cottin in compensation for his services as a schoolmaster.