Click here to see the winners of the  Ohio Harmonica Championship.  For more information: Phone 740-985-9822 or email:

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Click Here to view the Chester Academy dedication. DVD's of the dedication are available for $3.00. Email or call 740-985-9822 or 740-992-2622 


We invite you to check out the dining area in the Academy.  Please contact us for more information on renting the dining area and also our Caterering services.
Email or call 740- 985-9822 or 740-992-2622 
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Chester Academy
46454 SR248
Chester, Ohio 45720
Phone: (740) 985-9822

Mission of the Chester Shade Historical Association

To oversee perpetual care of the Chester Courthouse and  Academy; to house artifacts and  a research library, to preserve  the history and culture of the county and keep the spirit of our ancestors alive for future generations.  To develop educational programs for the local schools and for the public, and develop community pride.  Attract tourists to help boost the local economy.


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