A Vision Splendid – A History of Orange

By David Holmes, Andrew Honey & John Miller $39.95 This publication provides a chronological and historical perspective of Orange’s growth and development from its pioneering days in the mid 1800’s through to the mid 1950’s and 60’s. Order Form






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 Talking by Helen McAnulty Book Launch

A love of collecting and writing oral history has led to a unique book titled History Talking by local writer Helen McAnulty covering reminiscences of people from Gulgong, Mudgee and Orange. In his foreword Alexander Jenkins Professor Emeritus, University of … Read more






Dairies, milkmen and ice-cream factories

Dairies, milkmen and ice cream and butter factories will be the subject of Orange and District Historical Society’s next History Alive meeting, to be held on Wednesday, October 12 2011. Cows were essential to all the early settlers in the … Read more






Moment Behind the Photo Workshop at Orange

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but often that’s only half the story. Sometimes the best memories come from recalling the stories behind the photo. And this includes your family stories! The Central West Writers’ Centre and … Read more






Affiliate Status: FamilySearch International Research

Just wanted to remind you that through our links with Central West Libraries we have partnered with Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and FamilySearch International Research. We are pleased to have Affiliate Status with the FamilySearch International Research … Read more






Orange Remembers – Boer War

By Heather Nicholls $15.00 29 March 2005 marked 100 yrs since the Orange Boer War soldiers memorial was unveiled. This book highlights and honours the men from the Orange area who served in the South African Boer War during 1899-1902 … Read more






An Historian’s Sketchbook of Orange

By Ross Maroney $20.00 This publication covers the development of central Orange from a tiny village in the middle of a swamp to a thriving regional city Order Form






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