Family History Group Achievement

Congratulations to the Orange Family History Group newspaper indexing team. They have been working away adding entries from the Central Western Daily into Central West Libraries online catalogue since 2009. They have now added over 165,000 records – Births, Deaths, … Read more






How to House Your Collection

We thought you might like this series of videos by the State Library of Queensland. The second in the series is Caring for Collections: How to House Your Collection.    






In Sickness and In Health

ANZAC Doctor By Stuart Braga $19.95 plus postage The life of Sir Neville Howse, VC, one of Australia’s most outstanding soldier-surgeons, awarded the Victoria Cross for heroism during the Boer War.   View order form here   Banjo Paterson Booklet $3.00 … 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






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






Our Museum – Have Your Say

Orange City Council and the community are in the process of developing a regional museum which is proposed to be co-located with the existing Orange City Library/Orange Regional Gallery in the centre of Orange. A regional museum: focuses on telling … Read more






Stories in Stone

Stone has been a critical part of the Orange district infrastructure and decoration since the earliest days from the foundations and walls of the first bridges, huts cottages and mansions to the base and surfaces of roads and the decorative … Read more






100 years of Newspapers in Orange

The title for the Orange and District Historical Society’s meeting this Wednesday 16th March will be: One hundred and fifty years of newspapers in Orange – Printers ,pressmen and proof readers There will be three speakers with a great depth … Read more






Changes Blowing in the Wind

The first of the Historical Society's Gladstone meetings for 2011 will take place on Wednesday 16th of February at 7 for 7.30 pm and will be on the subject “Changes blowing in the wind ? ; the Australian flag and … Read more






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