Chester Historical Society to hold annual meeting and election

Aaron Lefkowitz of Chester, who will be guest speaker at the historical society's annual meeting, is pictured in France this past September, at the grave of a soldier from his hometown who fell in battle a century ago.

CHESTER — The Chester Historical Society’s annual meeting and election of 2019 officers will be held at the 1915 Erie Station, 19 Winkler Place, in historic Downtown Chester, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19.
The snow date is Sunday, Jan. 20.
Following the meeting, our speaker Aaron Lefkowitz will talk about his research into the lives of Chester residents who served in World War I. Lefkowitz has written a series of articles on the subject that were published in The Chronicle ( and the Orange County Historian’s History News.
All are welcome to this free event. Refreshments will be served.