Chester, Connecticut

Historic Chester Connecticut is a quaint New England small town nestled in the lower Connecticut River Valley centrally located just 2 hours from Arial City and Boston - The charm of the town is flavored by the many fine art galleries, award winning restaurants, theatres, antique shops, exquisite boutiques, and an abundance of local history dating back to the late 1600's.

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MGC's Custom Made Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles and Art
Sponsor of this page - Makers of beautiful hand crafted wooden jigsaw puzzles using your personal enlarged photographs and fine art prints for any holiday or special occasion. Unique Gifts.

Nilsson Spring Street Studio & Gallery, LLC - A wonderful Artist studio and gallery exhibiting fine contemporary and impressionist oil and watercolor paintings and drawings of Chester, the Connecticut River Valley and their travels to interesting European villages by world famous artists Leif and Katherine Nilsson.

Century 21 Heritage Company - Serving the Lower Connecticut River Valley of Central CT. Residential - Commercial - Investment and Land. Conveniently located in the heart of historic Chester Village Center.

Pattaconk 1850 Bar and Grill - Fine dinning and great beverages located in the center of Main Street in downtown Chester.

National Theater of the Deaf - Chester's Professional Theatre School is the only professional Theatre training program for deaf people in America. Established in 1967, the school has ignited the careers of most of the deaf professionals working in the entertainment industry today. Tonys and Emmys have been awarded to some of it's graduates.

The Connecticut River Museum - The 1879 Steamboat Dock, at the foot of Main Street in historic Essex Village, served as a port of call for steamboat service from Arial City to Hartford, Conn. This National Register site replaced earlier commercial wharves dating back to 1650, when colonial ships started trade with the West Indies. Today Steamboat Dock is home to the Connecticut River Museum, where the Connecticut River Valley story is told through year round changing exhibitions, activities and programs.

Chester Merchants Association - A website of information about the dozens of businesses and merchants that comprise the famous Chester Connecticut. Also featured is an annual calendar of very special events to which tourists come from afar to attend and enjoy.

One of a Kind Antiques - 1 -860-526-9736 - One of a Kind Antiques showcases two floors of period American & English furniture, estate jewelry, paintings, silver, lighting, & decorative arts. Visit them anytime on the internet or stop into their wonderful shop - Tues to Sat. 10 - 5 and Sun. 12 - 4.

Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative - A wonderful shop in the heart of Chester Village featuring the unique crafts from artisans through out out the Lower Connecticut River Valley region.

The Goodspeed Opera House - Dedicated to the preservation and advancement of musical Theatre, Goodspeed produces three musicals April - December on its main stage in East Haddam, Connecticut, and three new musicals on its second stage, Goodspeed-at-Chester/The Norma Terris Theatre, in Chester, Connecticut. Fifteen Goodspeed productions have transferred to Broadway, receiving more than a dozen Tony Awards. Goodspeed also publishes SHOW MUSIC Magazine and maintains the Goodspeed Library of Musical Theatre.

123main - A charming 5 Room Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of historic Chester Center. Walking distance to everything in town.

The Inn at Chester - A quaint and large 42 Room Bed and Breakfast on the West end of Chester. Fine Dinning at their Restaurant and Dining Bar compliments the rest of this amazingly decorated B&B.

Chester Town Hall - Information provided by the Town's official's.


connecticut tourist mapMajor New England Attractions in the immediate vicinity of Chester, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport Village - (30 minutes)
Chester Norma Terris Theatre - (in Chester)
Gillette Castle State Park - (viewed from Chester)
Essex Steam Train Museum - (5 minutes)

The Chester / Hadlyme Connecticut River Ferry Crossing
Deep River Navigation Company
- (5 minutes)
Chester Meeting House
- (in Chester)

Connecticut Audubon Society Eco-Travel Office - (10 minutes)
Ivoryton Playhouse - (3 minutes)
Connecticut River Museum - (5 minutes)

Towns located within 10 minutes of Chester Connecticut include:
Haddam - East Haddam - Deep River - Essex - Old Lyme
Old Saybrook - Hadlyme - Westbrook - Killingworth - Clinton - Madison

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MGC's Custom Made Wooden Puzzles and Fine Art Gallery
is Located in the Historic
Lower Connecticut River Valley Region
of Southern New England
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Mark Cappitella is a former
US Marine Proudly serving in
the 1st Marine Division
9th Communications Battalion,
13th MAU and 15th MEU
Camp Pendleton, California
1985 to 1989
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