World War I Remembered

Despite the fact that most of the action during World War I occurred on the other side of the world, there was hardly an Australian family that was not affected by it. In the Orange district, a significant number of men … Read more

Beekeeping Past and Present

The next meeting of the Orange and district history alive series will take place next  Wednesday 11th June and will be on the subject of Beekeeping past and present. Speakers will be Grant Lockwood from the Beekeeper’s Inn /Goldfields Honey … Read more

Guided Tour of Bloomfield Campus

To enable people to see for themselves the magnificent Bloomfield site and learn about its history Orange and District Historical Society have organised a guided tour led by  Dr John Hoskin from 2pm on Saturday 12 April. Participants should meet … Read more

The History of Bloomfield Hospital

The next meeting of the Orange and District Historical Society will be held on Wednesday 9 April and will focus on the history of Bloomfield Hospital.The history of the hospital goes back well before it was opened in November 1925. … Read more

The” Run” the History,the Mansion the legacy

Most people will know of the Boree Cabonne mansion just before the Mitchell monument on the way to Cudal, Manildra and Forbes. Sadly, the house and property are now up for sale after 157 years and six  generations of occupation … Read more

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