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Chester Trust

Located In Chester
Where To Find Us
Chester, NS
Areas Served Municipality of the District of Chester
Mailing Address c/o Chester Trust 
PO Box 800 
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Description & Services
Information We are a community based group who endeavour to: 
Encourage the future growth of Chester along traditional and historic lines. 
Actively participate at all levels of government in pursuit of these objectives. 
Present the views of all residents, both seasonal and permanent, in town planning 
and other issues affecting our village. 
Encourage community participation. 
Lightfoot Tower under restoration 
The Chester Trust's current project is the restoration of the Lightfoot Tower located at 63 Regent St. The restoration will be celebrated on July 30th, 2014 with the burial of 100 time capsules compiled by the residents and community groups of Chester. 
These capsules are scheduled to be opened July 30th, 2064. 
Time capsules may also be purchased for the July internment by emailing the Trust. 
The Chester Trust has also financed the reprinting of the coffee table book "Chester - A Pictorial History" which may be obtained by emailing the Trust.
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Special Information
Tags Community Organizations ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Volunteer Opportunity