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Illawarra Historical Society

VALE - CAROL HERBEN OAMCarol died on 11 January 2020 after a long illness.

VALE - CAROL HERBEN OAM

Carol was president of the Illawarra Historical Society from 2002 until 2012. She was also voluntary manager of the Museum. Carol was a prolific writer on local history and passionate about the cemetery at the Garrawarra Hospital, Waterfall. She was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2014 for her community work.


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 Wollongong

11 Market St, Wollongong
NSW, Australia 2500

THE MUSEUM WILLBE CLOSED 23 DECEMBER TO 8 JANUARY

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

 

 

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