Chester Shade Historical Association
The Oldest Standing Courthouse In The Northwest Territory
Preserving the Past ~ Paving the Future
We're open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Hours are 10 AM to 4 PM our Phone # 740-985-9822
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Click here to see the winners of the  Ohio Harmonica Championship.  For more information: Phone 740-985-9822 or email: chestercourthouse@windstream.net

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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 Catering services.
Email chestercourthouse@windstream.net or call 740- 985-9822 or 740-992-2622
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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Chester Academy
46454 SR248
Chester, Ohio 45720
Phone: (740) 985-9822