Connections to The Springs?

Do you have a connection to The Springs? It was a transient settlement known mainly from memory. It was a mixed Aboriginal, European and Asian community remembered from the 1920s and 30s about 4kms from Orange, past the rifle range … Read more






History Guest Speakers at Orange

On Saturday 25th May you are invited to join Orange & District Historical Society when they host two distinguished guest speakers Dr Lisa Murray and Kylie Winkworth in the West Room at Orange Regional Gallery, 147 Byng Street, Orange from … Read more






History Alive: 1949 Memories

1949 was the foundation year for the Orange and District Historical Society and as part of their 70th anniversary celebrations they will dedicate the next History Alive session to a recollection of life in the city and district at that … Read more






Are you related to Joe Windred?

If you are you'll want a front row seat at the national launch of 'Mistaken Identity, The Trials of Joe Windred', by award-winning Australian author Stephen Dando-Collins on Friday 24 August. Imagine not once, but twice being mistaken for a … Read more






WWI Centenary Community Project Begins

The call has gone out to families with connections to Orange to help find the names of all Orange’s ex-services personnel from World War I. Orange City Council has formed a Community Working Party in the lead up to plans … Read more






History Week Visit by Author Pam McGlinn

Guests gathered at both Blayney Library and Orange Libraries on Thursday to join in History Week celebrations with author and family historian Pamela J McGlinn. This year’s theme for the History Council of NSW’s History Week was Faces in the … Read more






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