Open House set at Chester Historical Museum

CHESTERTOWN - The Town of Chester Historical Society will be holding an open house Thursday June 11 at the Town of Chester Historical Museum at the Chester Municipal Center. on June 11.

All are invited to this annual event, which begins at at 6:30 p.m. A short business meeting of the Historical Society, to which the public is also invited, will be held at 6 p.m. downstairs in the Municipal Center.

The open house is free, and a variety of items including historical notecards and postcards, will be available for sale, a Museum representative said.

"Come to the open house and see the new look and enjoy the past," she said. "This is still a work in progress - we welcome your ideas, pictures, stories and items that are of interest to our town."

New hours have been set for the museum. Starting July 1 and through Sept 26, the museum will be open Wednesdays, Thursday and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - but closed on holidays.

The museum is in need of pictures of the Pottersville and Igerna areas, according to museum director Betty Meade.

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