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Special Note:
    The Campbelltown Heritage Writing Challenge
     http://www.cahs.com.au/campbelltown_heritage_writing.html
    Theme: "Why is preserving our Campbelltown heritage relevant today"?
    Closing date: Friday 14th July 2017

 

 

April 2017

Our new display is ''Milestones'', mainly Campbelltown but including items of State or National importance.

Please visit Glenalvon on one of our Open Days to support the volunteers who work so hard to keep Glenalvon open.

Monday 3rd April. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 8th April.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm
    Tours of the house and grounds.

Saturday 18th April to Tuesday 21st May. The National Trust - Heritage Festival 2017.
    https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/ahf/

Saturday 22nd April. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 22nd April.
   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
   Speaker: Bruce Shyling.
   Topic: "Women at Sea".
   Afternoon Tea will be provided.



   May 2017

Monday 1st May. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 13th May.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm
    Tours of the house and grounds.

Saturday 20th May. Seminar - Campbelltown District Family History Society
    EXAMINING the PAST.
    Venue: Campbelltown Catholic Club
    Speakers: Gail Davies from State Records.
                    Prof. Michael Gillings from Macquarie University on DNA.
                    Danielle Lautrec from Society of Australian Genealogists.
    Cost: $35 per person
    Times: 9.30 am - Registration
              10.00 am - Introduction and start of Seminar
              4.30 pm - Finish of Seminar.
    BOOKING ESSENTIAL.  RSVP - 1st May 2017.
    Lunch will be provided. Please supply special dietary requirements.
    Web:  www.cdfhs.org.au    or   https://www.cdfhs.org.au/index.php/contact-us/seminar-2017
    Email: Denise at:  social@cdfhs.org.au
    Phone: (02) 46258612

Saturday 27th May. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 27th May.
   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
   Speaker: To be advised.
   Topic: To be advised.
   Afternoon Tea will be provided.

 

Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.
These are not public Open Days - Booked tour groups only.

 
* Wednesday 19th April (to be confirmed). 25 visitors for morning tea and tour.
* Friday 21st April (to be confirmed). Morning tea and tour.
* Sunday 23rd April.         Wedding ceremony.
* Friday 28th April.           10am - Morning tea and tour.
* Tuesday 16th May          12noon light lunch, tour, and coach tour 40 people.

 

Required
Volunteer(s) required to assist in Glenalvon Garden.
Watering, pruning, weeding etc.


If you are interested, please contact Kay at vicepresident@cahs.com.au  or  0418 493 676

 

Glenalvon is a classic sandstone town house dating from 1830. On open mornings the property is open from 10am to 1pm and activities include tours of the house, heritage gardens, buildings and the Rural exhibition centre.

 

The contact number for Glenalvon, if you have any questions is: 02 4625 1822.

 

Please also visit our updated shop at following link: http://www.cahs.com.au/the-society-shop.html

 

 

Regards

David Beddie

Treasurer & Newsletter Editor, CAHS

 

 

Volunteers and guests at the fishers Ghost Parade Day

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