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Historic Downtown Chester

137 Gadsden St.
Chester , SC 29706
(803) 385-4803

Built on a hill, Historic Downtown Chester offers a unique blend of architectural styles, with many original Victorian-era facades. Monument Square features a stately Confederate monument, 19th century cistern designated a national landmark, authentic Civil War cannons and the historic Aaron Burr Rock. The nationally registered Historic District is composed of numerous churches, homes and other buildings. Walking tour brochures are available in boxes throughout town for visitors who want to explores on their own. Revolutionary War historical sites abound, including the county's Old Catholic Church and Cemetery, where 60 Revolutionary War soldiers are buried. For more information, contact Chamber of Commerce or Downtown Development Association.