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An international pioneer of modern mountain climbing techniques, George Ingle Finch was born near Orange on 4 August 1888. George went to school at Wolaroi College in Orange. The family moved to Europe in 1901, when George was aged 14. A trained scientist, Finch developed the use of oxygen cylinders to be used climbing high altitude, low-oxygen mountain peaks. It was an approach that … read more
Author Rebecca Wilson is the first to uncover the full story of Kate Kelly’s tumultuous life. It will surprise anyone who thought they already knew the story of Australia’s most famous outlaw. To be held on Thursday 2nd June at Canowindra Services Club in the community hall from 6.30pm. (The club’s bistro and bar will be open as usual.) Tickets to … read more
10.00am – 3.00pm, 27 May 2022 The workshop is free but there is a $20 morning tea and lunch cost, BBQ & salad, which will be put on by the museums catering committee. However you are welcome to bring your own lunch as well. Please RSVP ASAP to Hayley @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.