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Family History Saturday: “Sourcing and Sorting It”

A big thank you to all of those who participated on the day. We received some lovely feedback on the speakers, the tours and the Library staff. Thank you to Nepean FHS for being there on the day and to … Continue reading

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National Family History Month – August 2016

National Family History Month is on in August. It is an initiative of AFFHO (Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations). Family history and genealogy is one of the most popular past-times around the world. There are over 250,000 Australians who are … Continue reading

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Nepean Family History Society Open House Saturday 7 November

Nepean FHS is hosting an Open House on 7 November Continue reading

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Archaeology Open Day

Nepean District Historical Archaeology Group are holding an Open Day on Sunday 8 November 2015 10 am to 4 pm in their workshop and museum in Station Street Penrith (opposite Westfield Penrith Plaza)

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Gilgandra Coo-ees on the march

Well, the Gilgandra Coo-ee reenactment march is underway! They will reach Emu Plains on Saturday morning, 7 November 2015. Be there, along with local historical groups and Emu Plains school children to greet them after their long journey.

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Gilgandra Coo-ee march reenactment November 2015

The Coo-ee March Reenactment commences tomorrow Saturday 17 October. It is a  memorial to the 263 men who answered the call of “Coo-ee! Come and join us!”, and fell into line in towns and villages along the way of the … Continue reading

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Pie in July – at Penrith City Library

The Meat Pie: Australia’s Own Fast Food 29 June to 31 July – Lower lounge display:  – The History of the Australian Meat Pie”, on display in the lower lounge area on nine panels Talk: The History of the Australian … Continue reading

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