CHESTER'S COMMUNITY STORE CIRCA 1940

(photo courtesy John & Carolyn Capel)

James Chester who lived on Woodland Dr. near Aspen Rd. was one of the several owners of this establishment. Situated on the southwest corner of Whittier & Aspen, it was also the location of the First Official Mastic Beach Post Office. Prior to that, there was a dropoff for mail & telegrams at the Charlie Trywuch house on Birch near Whittier before 1930. Charlie who wore many hats (police officer,photog) would thake the mail to the Mastic Post Office, For more photos of this building and history about the Mastic Beach Post Office

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