© Chester Municipal Heritage Society 2013
The Chester Municipal Heritage Society was established in 1981 to promote and cultivate awareness of the unique heritage of the Municipality of the District of Chester for the enjoyment and benefit of present and future generations through the preservation of historically significant properties and the delivery of educational programming.
Holdings at Maple Cottage Research Centre
Robert Hartlen’s research materials on the Ideal Maternity Home D’Arcy O’Connors research materials on the Oak Island Treasure Hunt Bland and Area Historical Society’s Archives Collection of books relating to the search for treasure on Oak Island Local obituaries Cemetery listings for local churches (tomb stones only) St. Stephen’s Anglican Church early hand-written records Collection of Edward Rutherford photographs and slides Collection of early photographs of Chester Collection of post cards featuring Chester Newspaper clippings of local happenings Collection of architectural resource books Collection of Acadianus publications Copies of the early Chester Municipal Council ‘s minutes Inventory of historic houses in the Municipality of the District of Chester The American Collection materials, interview transcripts and articles Collection of books relating to the history of Chester and the municipality

Chester Municipal Heritage Society

Sir John A’s Picnic Basket