Island in Chester

Big Tancook Island

Big Tancook Island (population 120) is a 50-minute ferry ride from Chester's government wharf. Settled by Germans and French Huguenots in the early 19th century, the island is famous for its sauerkraut, and is...

Museum in Chester

Lordly House Museum

A fine example of Georgian architecture from 1806, the Lordly House Museum has three period rooms illustrating 19th-century upper-class life and Chester history. The museum is also an artists' studio.