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History

Orange and District Pioneer Register CD-Rom Launch

Orange Family History Group Vice President Shirley Duckworth presented Central West Libraries, Library Services Manager Jan Richards with a copy of the Orange and District Pioneer Register CD-Rom during National Family History Week. The CD is a compilation of Volumes I and II of the printed versions. The Pioneer Register records the families who contributed to the development of the area up until1888. The CD is available for purchase $20 per copy at Orange City Library. Pictured above is Jan Richards receiving a copy of the Pioneer Register CD Rom from Shirley Duckworth on behalf of the Orange Family History Group. Congratulations to all involved in this valuable project.

Discover our local Wool Shed history

Author of Wool Sheds The Anvils that Forged a Nation, Russell Moor, will bring to life the history of wool sheds and an industry that is at the very roots of our development as a nation, the Australian Wool Industry, when he speaks about his new book. The book features photographs of significant wool sheds as well as maps and drawings. Come along to Orange City Library on Thursday 11 June from 12.30pm – 1.30pm to hear Russell speak about wool sheds including Coombing Park (Carcoar), Cliefden (Mandurama) and Old Errowanbang (Carcoar). Please let us know you are coming along by calling 6393 8132.