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Lordly House Museum

Lordly Park


Located In
Where To Find Us
133 Central St, PO Box 628
Chester, NS
Canada B0J 1J0
Areas Served
Municipality of the District of Chester


Carol Nauss, Chairperson, Chester Heritage Society; Phone: 902-275-3842 * 902-275-3826 * 902-277-0218; Email:
Alternate Contact
Vicki Levy, Secretary; Phone: 902-277-0218 * 902-275-3826; Email:
Mailing Address
c/o Chester Municipal Heritage Society 
Box 628 
133 Central St 
Chester, NS B0J 1J0

Description & Services

Lordly House Museum 
Built, circa 1806, by Capt. McCurdy, who was later lost at sea, Evergreen Hall, as the house was originally known, became the home of Charles Inglis Lordly and his wife Margaret McCurdy. 
It is a fine example of Georgian architecture with two parlors, kitchen, dining room, six bedrooms and six fireplaces. A servants’ staircase leads from the dining area to the second floor. Leather straps are still attached to the stairwell, used to assist one of the ladies when ascending the stairs. 
Lordly Park 
Lordly Park is available for use throughout the year. Plan your wedding for the area, we can even provide electricity. 
The playground offers a safe area for younger children. Places to sit and read, a wet land viewing area.
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Last Modified: 06 Dec 2019 | Last Full Update: 06 Oct 2016
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