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On 17 February 1864, Andrew Barton Paterson was born at the home of his aunt and uncle, Rose and John Templer at Narrambla, near Orange. It is assumed that the homestead of Rose and John Templer was built between 1847 and 1848. Surprisingly little is known about the homestead other than it is said to have been made of cobble … read more
The Springs’ occupied crown land to the south of Orange and was located on a Travelling Stock Route. The Springs was a mixed Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal fringe camp. As the name implies, ‘The Springs’ is in the vicinity of a freshwater spring and is likely to have also been occupied by Wiradjuri people prior to European settlement of the region. … read more
A gala day will held on Monday 14th October 2019 at the More than a Poet Museum, Yeoval. A day of high tea all day, cup photos and films. Contact the museum for further information.
Visiting the museums and historic sites of the Orange, Cabonne, Blayney District provides an opportunity to experience the rural lifestyle of Australians at the time of Federation. Being able to see a 100 year old photo, farm machinery or tools used to craft the pioneer homes gives an appreciation of rural technology as well as the spirit of personal endeavour.
Explore the region through its Regional Museums Heritage Trail. Absorb the history and heritage of Australia’s colourful past. Visit Orange Regional Museum website for more information.