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Illawarra Historical Society

Hidden Gems - Historic Houses of WollongongThursday 6 July - free talk by John Shipp - 10.30am at Illawarra Museum, 11 Market St Wollongong

Hidden Gems - Historic Houses of Wollongong

Wollongong has a number of interesting historic houses that are either unknown or taken for granted. John will talk about some of the hidden domestic gems between Stanwell Park and Dapto. It is free and vistors are very welcome.


Thursday - August 3 at 10.30am                    Illawarra Museum - 11 Market St, Wollongong.  It is free and visitors are very welcome

Thursday - August 3 at 10.30am Illawarra Museum - 11 Market St, Wollongong. It is free and visitors are very welcome Land records as sources for local and family history. Terry Nunan will talk about how to use the records of the NSW Land Titles Office to research local and family history. Terry will also address some of the issues that have accompanied the privatisation of land records.

Thursday - 7 September at 6.30pm - Wollongong City Library - Burelli St Wollongong.   It is free and visitors are very welcome

Thursday - 7 September at 6.30pm - Wollongong City Library - Burelli St Wollongong. It is free and visitors are very welcome Ron Cairns is the editor of a new book on the history of coal mining in Illawarra. He and his co-authors, Graham Pryor and Andy Hubscher have researched and documented mining in northern Illawarra as well as in the Southern Highlands and the Burragorang Valley.

Thursday - 6 October at 6.30pm - Wollongong City Library - Burelli St Wollongong.   It is free and visitors are very welcome

Thursday - 6 October at 6.30pm - Wollongong City Library - Burelli St Wollongong. It is free and visitors are very welcome Ken Holloway will talk about the holiday shacks in the Royal National Park and the prolonged fight to preserve them. The shacks are the subject of a magnificent book - Shack Life compiled by Ingeborg van Teeseling that has been recently published.

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

 

 

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