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Explore a place you have never been before, Campbelltown's past.
Visit Glenalvon, the Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society.

 

 

The Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society have been involved, since 1947, in helping preserve the history of the greater Campbelltown area. We are one of the oldest, and most respected historical societies in Australia.

 

Our region, explored and settled by colonists in the early days of Australia's history, was officially declared "The District of Campbelltown and Airds" by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in 1820. With names taken from his wife Elizabeth's maiden name, "Campbell", and her family estate in Scotland, "Airds", the region became to a large extent the bread basket of early Sydney. Its' history of exploration, development, growth and expansion are part of the wealth of information we hope to provide you, our visitor with, on this website and others through the links provided within.

 

We are located in Glenalvon house, described by the National Trust as "exceptional". Classic Georgian Glenalvon, in its heritage gardens, is a Campbelltown landmark. The House is open 1st Monday, 2nd Saturday and 4th Saturday of every month, February to the end of November, 10 am to 1.00 pm, and by appointment.

The links below, and others on this page, lead to further information, and topics of historical interest, enjoy exploring our site.

 

P.S. New members are always welcome. Come explore history with us.

 

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 The latest News page was up-dated... March 4th, 2020

 


 


 

Glenalvon House Open Mornings

 

Open Mornings Return From February 2022

We are pleased to announce that commencing February 7th, Glenalvon House will be open for visitors.

The 1st Monday, 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month the house will be open from 10am till 1pm.

Any Covid restrictions applying at the time of your visit will be in place. 

Please join us and experience this wonderful 1840's home. 

 

©Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society Inc,  8 Lithgow Street Campbelltown NSW, 2560

Phone: 0246251822 | PO Box: 257, Campbelltown NSW 2560


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