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Illawarra Historical Society

GUEST SPEAKER - Thursday, 4 April 2019 at 6.30pm Wollongong City Library (first floor), Burelli St, Wollongong. Local military historian, Greg Scott, will talk about Fort Drummond at Coniston.

GUEST SPEAKER - Thursday,  4 April 2019 at 6.30pm Wollongong City Library (first floor), Burelli St, Wollongong.

Fort Drummond was built during World War 2 to protect Port Kembla and its industries. It complemented gun emplacements at Wollongong Harbour and at Hill 60. Greg is a great speaker. Come and hear about a little known part of local history. Its free and everyone is welcome.


SCANDAL, SLANDER AND INTERFERING WITH OUR NEIGHBOURS -  An expose of bad behaviour by some early Illawarra residents.  Researched and written by Lorraine Neate, the book reveals episodes and people not found in the mainstream of history.  It brings to life the hardships, misfortunes and challenges of colonial life.  190 pages with illustrations.

SCANDAL, SLANDER AND INTERFERING WITH OUR NEIGHBOURS - An expose of bad behaviour by some early Illawarra residents. Researched and written by Lorraine Neate, the book reveals episodes and people not found in the mainstream of history. It brings to life the hardships, misfortunes and challenges of colonial life. 190 pages with illustrations. Available at the Museum or email oders to info@illawarramuseum.com

COALFACES - MT KEMBLA - AN INTERPRETATION OF HISTORY AND PLACE by Darian Zam  An evocative compilation of reminiscences and images of life in a mining village

COALFACES - MT KEMBLA - AN INTERPRETATION OF HISTORY AND PLACE by Darian Zam An evocative compilation of reminiscences and images of life in a mining village Available at the Illawarra Museum and Fairy Meadow newsagency

Illawarra Museum

11 Market St, Wollongong
NSW, Australia 2500

OPEN - Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

Noon to 3.00pm

ENTRY IS FREE

Donations are appreciated and may be tax deductible

Telephone - 4228 7770 (please leave a message)

Email - illawarrahistoricalsociety@yahoo.com.au

 

 

  illawarrahistoricalsociety@yahoo.com.au