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February/March Information


A reminder to all that membership renewals are now due. If you do not have a form or you do not wish to renew, please email or phone Kay on 0418493676.


   February 2019

Our display is titled ''Then and Now - How things have changed'',

featuring such varied items as Victorian bloomers and a robot vacuum cleaner.

Come and see a prescription from ancient Babylon, a recipe for home made cough syrup

which includes opium as one of the ingredients together with a range of interesting items.


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


Monday 4th February. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.  Saturday 9th February.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 23rd February Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 23rd February.    General Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.   S

peaker: Lieutenant Colonel Peter Sweeney.   Topic: “Rabaul WWI and WWII”.   

Afternoon Tea will be provided.


 March 2019


Monday 4th March. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.  


Saturday 9th March.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.

Saturday 16th March.  Launch of Grist Mills

The first edition of Grist Mills for 2019 will be launched on Saturday 16th March at 10.30am, at Glenalvon.

Titled 'Scouting in the Campbelltown Area: 1921 to 1970' and written by Wayne Williams.

Morning tea will follow the launch and invitations will be sent out mid-February.

Sunday 17th March.  Campbelltown District Family History Society.   

Beginners Family History Research Course   

Campbelltown Library, Meeting Room 1    Arrive by 10.45am.   

Course duration: 11.00am to 3.30 pm.    Cost: $10.00             

 Bring your own lunch.    BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.    

To book please contact Denise Baxter at:    or phone 02 46258612.        


Saturday 23rd March Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 23rd March.    General 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.

*Tuesday 26th February 11am - 30 visitors for morning tea and tour.

* Thursday 28th February 11am - 30 visitors for morning tea and tour.



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 visit our website:

Please also visit our shop at following link:
We have some good titles on our shop, which may interest you.

You can now visit our Glenalvon Facebook page, add your 'Like' to the page. Comments you may leave on the page will also encourage others to visit us.

We also now have a facebook page for our Society.




David Beddie




Volunteers at the Fishers Ghost Parade Day

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