World War I artefacts head to Orange

Extraordinary World War I artefacts including the personal letters of servicemen from Orange – drawn from the State Library of NSW’s renowned collections – are heading to Orange for a special curator talk. On Thursday 29 October Orange City Library will … Read more

Mt Canobolas – The Mountain, the Farms, The People

The next meeting of the Orange and District Historical Society’s History Alive series will focus on Orange’s very own mountain, Mount Canobolas. Most people would not be aware that Mount Canobolas was one of the largest volcanos in NSW millions … Read more

50 Years of the Orange Function Centre

On Wednesday 10 June it will be 50 years since the Orange Function Centre, or the Amoco hall as it was then known was officially opened. The concept of the Amoco Hall was first mentioned at a meeting at the … Read more

A Dose of Their Own Medicine

Orange and District Historical Society will continue their popular ‘History Alive’ series on Wednesday 13 May with guest speakers John Ferguson and Bill Brindle talking about the changing face of pharmacy in Orange. There will also be a number of other active and … Read more

Celebrating Orange’s Nurses

Today, 12 May, is International Nurses Day and also Florence Nightingale’s birthday. To mark this occasion we’re sharing one of our favourite nursing photographs, former Orange Base Hospital Matron Agnes Fields, Matron Elizabeth Kerr and Matron Edna Goldstone taken in 1988. What … Read more

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