Chester Municipality, A History 1759-2000. Second Printing

By: MacLEOD, Lois. Mary

Price: $80.00

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MacLEOD, Lois Mary. Chester Municipality, A History 1759-2000. (Chester, N.S.: C. A. Nauss Presentations, 2003). Second Printing. Pp (1),ii-viii,1-248,+ 8 pp colour plates. Numerous black-and-white illustrations in text. Index. 4to, white spiral bound, illustrated white card covers, blue lettering to front cover. Lois Mary MacLeod, née Thierman (b. November 1, 1931, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan in rural Saskatchewan - d. November 7, 2012, Sackville, New Brunswick). Chapters : 1. Pertinent Preliminaries. 2. The Planters, 1760-1776. 3. The Privateers Prey: The King or "The Rebels". 4. The Loyalist Era, 1783-1812. 5. Privateers Prey Again: Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. 6. Peace and Opportunity, 1815-1850. 7. Sunshine and Shadow, 1850-1880. 8. The Fading of Dreams, 1880-1914. 9. The Breaking of Nations : The Great War. 10. Depression and Rum, 1919-1939. 11. Grim-Visaged War Returns:World War II. 12. The Past Reconsidered, 13. To the Milleium. Maps : Munic ipality of Chester; Chester town Plot; The Young Teazer Map; Drop Off Points for Rumrunners. Appendices : A. Early Settlers. Places of Origin. Settlers from Lunenburg. Return of Settlers at Chester. 1783. B. Jonathan Belcher:Charge to the Grand Jury, Michaelmas Term, 1784. C. Last Will and Testamen t of Mercy Seccombe, daughter of the Rev. John Secombe. D. Geographical Features of Chester Municipality: Lakes; Points; Islands in Mahone Bay. E. Place Names: Then and Now. F. Wardens, Clerks and Councillors for the Municipality of the District of Chester, 1879- 2000. G. School Principals. H. Church Memorial Park: First Committee; Shoreham Village Complex: Home for Special Care and Housing Units for Senior Citizens: Fonding Committee. I. The Honored Dead and Those Who Served: World War I, 1914-1918, and World War II, 1939-1945. J. World War II Hostesses in the Chester Area. K. Those Who Served in the Korean War, 1950-1953, and the Vietnam War, 1965-1975. Very good. 80.00

Title: Chester Municipality, A History 1759-2000. Second Printing

Author Name: MacLEOD, Lois. Mary

Categories: 888,

Publisher: C. A. Nauss Presentations, Chester, N.S., 2003, ISBN:0968975607:

Seller ID: 111717

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CHESTER CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY MILITARY CANADA LUNENBURG COUNTY,