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.
Introduction; Dedication; History of Chester Branch of Women's Institute; Chester Geography; Islands; Quaker Island; Indians; 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]; Privateers; Loyalists; Last Group of Settlers; Communications [by Mary E. Hume]; Transportation and Mails; Railways; Cars and Buses; Tancook Ferry Service; Telegraph; Telephone Service; Navigator Station [on the Decca Navigator Station at Wakeup Hill, established in 1957]; Municipal Government - 1759-1967; Elected Representatives in Government; Industries; 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; Blacksmiths; Hawboldt Industries; Chester Light & Power Co.; Anil Hardboard Ltd.; Hotels; The Lovett House; The Hackmatack Inn; Pinehurst Inn; The Windjammer Motel and Restaurant; Sword and Anchor; Owls Head Tuna Camp; The Cole House; Quarterdeck; The Columbia House; Founding of Churches [Baptist, Anglican, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Methodist]; Cemeteries; 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]; Acknowledgement.
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