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Author Name:    Chester, N.S.)

Title:   History of Chester 1759-1967. First Edition.

Publisher:    Chester Branch of Women's Institute of Nova Scotia, 1967, 1967

Seller ID:   92193

(Chester, N.S.). History of Chester 1759-1967. (Chester : Chester Branch of Women's Institute of Nova Scotia, 1967). First Edition. (Printed by Progress-Enterprise Co., Ltd., Lunenburg, N.S.). Pp (12),15-165,(3). With 18 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations in the text. 8vo, white plastic comb-bound white cardcovers, with lettering and map in blue to front cover.

Contents :

History of Chester Branch of Women's Institute;
Chester Geography;
Quaker Island;
The Story of Payzant Family ["written for the "Suburban" by Mrs Freda (b. 1868, Truro - d. May, 1950, Chester)];
History of Chester;
Early Settlers;
Early Settlements [by Grace Nauss];
Chester Basin [by Ruth Oxner];
Last Group of Settlers;
Communications [by Mary E. Hume];
Transportation and Mails;
Cars and Buses;
Tancook Ferry Service;
Telephone Service;
Navigator Station [on the Decca Navigator Station at Wakeup Hill, established in 1957];
Municipal Government - 1759-1967;
Elected Representatives in Government;
Evans family and Their Enterprises;
Lobster Industries;
Building and Woodworking;
John Barkhouse, Boat Builder;
Chester Sea Crafts;
Heisler Boat Builder;
E. Hume & Son;
Douglas Morash's Workshop;
Hawboldt Industries;
Chester Light & Power Co.;
Anil Hardboard Ltd.;
The Lovett House;
The Hackmatack Inn;
Pinehurst Inn;
The Windjammer Motel and Restaurant;
Sword and Anchor;
Owls Head Tuna Camp;
The Cole House;
The Columbia House;
Founding of Churches [Baptist, Anglican, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Methodist];
Chester Library;
Schools of Chester [by Margaret I. Marshall];
Prof. Bertha Oxner [b. ca 1885, Chester Basin - d. December 8, 1960, Chester];
Unveiling of the Chester War Memorial;
Royal Canadian Legion;
War Heroes [The Honoured Dead of both world wars [including Chester, New Ross, Chester Basin, Mill Cove, Blandford, Western Shore, Gold River; History of the Ajax Club, Chester Branch [by Mrs Ralph Hennigar, Sr];

The Church Memorial Park;
The Red Cross Organization;
Fraternal Organizations;
Fraternal Lodges [by Mrs. Horace P. Zinck];
The Chester Cornet Band;
Boat Building [pp.134-136];
Reminiscence of an Old Timer [by E.A. Fader];
Tennis Tea and Tennis;
History of Track & Field; Chester Boy Scouts;
History of Wolf Cubs;
Girl Guides - Ranger - Brownies;
Chester Fire Department;
Chester Garden Club;
Doctors and Dentists;
The Summer Visitors in Chester / Summer Colony at Chester [by Blanche Webber];

Chester's Grand Old Gentleman [on Cottman Tonge Smith, b. 1861 - d. 1862]

Senator Charles E. Church [b. January 3, 1835, Tancook Island - January 3, 1906, Halifax].
With index at rear.

Light spotting to front cover and top edge, name inked on inside front cover, else very good. 90.00

Price = 90.00 CDN
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