CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Arts & Culture

Location: 47 Main St Chester NY 10918 USA

Mission: Promote the rich heritage of the Village and Town of Chester, New York through the restoration and preservation of its historical places, documents and recordings of oral history. Provide educational programs for school children, community organizations and all those individuals interested in local folklore and history. Exhibit collections of artifacts, pictures, newspapers and recorded oral histories to the general public.
Target demographics: preserve Chester's history
Geographic areas served: Chester, NY
Programs: the restoration and preservation of its historical places, documents and recordings of oral history. Provide educational programs for school children, community organizations and all those individuals interested in local folklore and history. Exhibit collections of artifacts, pictures, newspapers and recorded oral histories to the general public.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The volunteers of the Chester Historical Society do a great job in preserving our community's history and sharing it with the world! They could definitely use more help!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Preserving and sharing Chester's wonderful history.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get more people involved!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Get more people involved!

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Learning lots of new skills and working with people of all ages and backgrounds!

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

i feel this is a most worthy endeavor - so much of our history is being lost, it is an honor and privilege to be part of saving what we can of Chester's long and varied history!

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