Capturing Memories: Oral History in the Digital Age

An Oral History Experience Weekend will be hosted by Central West Libraries and the Oral History Association of Australia NSW on 3 and 4 August 2013 thanks to funding from the Country Arts Support Program. Oral history has many applications … Read more

A Focus on Scouting

The scouting movement has had a long history in Orange, becoming established in 1909, within about a year of its inception in England by Robert Baden-Powell. Since then it has flourished, with up to seven groups in its hey-day. A … Read more

A Time to Remember and Reflect

‘Unveiling of the Boer War Memorial by Brigadeir General Gordon 29 March 1905’ Today marks 111 years since the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging on 31 May 1902 which marked the end of the Second Boer War. Many Orange … Read more

Archival Revival

We’re delighted to be working with the ‘Central Western Daily’,the National Archives of Australia and the Orange and District Historical Society to highlight some of our pictorial delights through the Archival Revival project.Take some time to scroll through the collection … Read more

Do You Have a Freemason in Your Family?

First Masonic Temple in Sale Street The long and fascinating history of Freemasonry in Australia goes right back to the First Fleet, while Freemasonry in the Orange district dates from the days of the gold rush at Ophir in 1851. … Read more

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