History of Chester 1759-1967. First Edition.

By: Chester, N.S.

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(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, Nova Scotia". Pp (12),15-165,(3). With 18 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations in the text. 8vo (153 x 217 mm), 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.

A very good copy. Scarce. 100.00

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

Author Name: Chester, N.S.

Categories: 888,

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

Seller ID: 83549

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