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You've searched: Chester Historical Society

  • All fields: farm
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    • Chester Presbyterian Church Centennial.

    • Church schools; Churches; Clippings;Cycling; Farm life; Floods; Homicides; War;
    • Newspaper clipping with stories of the first one hundred years of the Chester Presbyterian Church and its ministers. Clipping also includes other short unrelated articles of local interest.
    • By The Mountainside - Chester, N.Y.

    • Postcards; Bridges; Streams; Landscape photographs;
    • Monochromatic photo post card of the stream crossing on the road connecting Thad Durland's "Mountain View Dairy Farm" and Thomas B. Roe's "Grand View Dairy Farm." View is looking northeast.
    • Decoration Day gathering at Brook Farm

    • Photographs; Group portraits; Farms; Soldiers; Guides & scouts;
    • Panoramic photograph with Brook Farm buildings in background. From May Murray's diary: Wednesday, May 30, 1917 "On the way back from the cemetery, the parade went up to Brook Farm and had pictures taken - firemen - soldiers - Boy Scouts -...
    • Brook Farm Stables, Chester, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Stables; Agricultural facilities;
    • World famous Brook Farm was owned by Richard Delafield in the early twentieth century. This was home to Mr. Delafield's trotters, and a track where he hosted trotting races. Next to the former William Rysdyk farm where Hambletonian, progenitor of...
    • Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve

    • Photographs; Agricultural facilities; Farms;
    • Photograph of the Mountain View Farm & Game Preserve on the old Monroe-Chester road as viewed from across the street looking westerly. Known as the Thaddeus Seely Farm, "According to [Mildred Parker] Seese, Thaddeus Seely built this house in 1752....
    • Shawbay, 2:07 1/4

    • Horse farms; Horse racing; Horses; Race horses; Sport clothes; Sports;
    • Photo postcard of Trotter, Shawbay, with driver in racing colors proclaiming run of 2:07 1/4! A year later Shawbay would improve that time by two seconds! Shawbay was got by Silent Brook, 2 :16 1/2; Dam Mary Mapes (dam of five, including May...
    • James S. (Budd) Murray.

    • Harness racing; Portrait photographs;photographs
    • James S. (Budd) Murray in Horse Racing attire. Photograph believed taken at the Delafield Brook Farm race, November 7, 1914. Budd was superintendent of Brook Farm.
    • Sultan's Spark

    • Photographs; Cattle; Cows; Dairy farming;
    • Photograph of Sultan's Spark, presumed to be an Edmond Butler Brook Farm's award winning cow. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey.
    • Imperial Sultan's Interest

    • Photographs; Cattle; Cows; Dairying;
    • Photograph of Imperial Sultan's Interest, presumed to be an Edmond Butler Brook Farm's award winning cow. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey.
    • Imperial Gamboges Star

    • Photographs; Cattle; Cows; Dairying;
    • Photograph of Imperial Gamboges Star, presumed to be an Edmond Butler Brook Farm's award winning cow. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey]
    • Queen of March

    • Photographs; Cattle; Cows; Dairying;
    • Photograph of Queen of March, presumed to be an Edmond Butler Brook Farm's award winning cow. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey]
    • Theater Cup Queen

    • Photographs; Cattle; Cows; Dairying;
    • Photograph of Theater Cup Queen, presumed to be an Edmond Butler Brook Farm's award winning cow. Butler was famous for importing cattle stock from the Isle of Jersey]

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