Archive for September, 2011

Historical Help with Abbott Leikam

September 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Janice Brown, Chester Historical Society is looking for any and all information regarding the Abbott-Leikam Mausoleum at the base of Pine Hill Cemetery. We know it was constructed 1935-1937 as a WPA Project, but not much more. I believe my grandfather worked on it, so I’m definitely interested… any info or leads would be appreciated! Spread the word!


Relief Fund for Walker Island

September 5, 2011 Leave a comment

As most will know, Chester too a pretty hard hit from Irene… especially at Walker Island Campground. A fund has been started to help the owners rebuild… you’ll find photos and information at:

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