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Our display is ''Milestones'', mainly Campbelltown but including items of State or National importance.

Please visit Glenalvon on one of our Open Days to support the volunteers who work so hard to keep Glenalvon open.

 

1st August - 31st August. National Family History Month.
     http://familyhistorymonth.org.au/

Monday 7th August. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 12th August.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm
    Tours of the house and grounds.

 

Saturday 19th August.  Twenty Seventh Ivor G Thomas Memorial Lecture.
    Featuring: Remembering our Founder Dr Thomas by Christopher Thomas and
    Stories of the Society and members over the last 70 years
        at St David’s Presbyterian Church Hall
        40 Lithgow Street Campbelltown
        1:30pm
        Tickets $10 each
        RSVP by 9th August to Kay on 0418493676
            vicepresident@cahs.com.au  or  secretary@cahs.com.au

Saturday 26th August. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 26th August.
   Annual General Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
   Speaker: Julie Crowley.
   Topic: "Images of our Social Past".
   Afternoon Tea will be provided.

 

September 2017


Monday 4th September. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 9th September.  Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm
    Tours of the house and grounds.

Saturday 23rd September. Open Day at Glenalvon. 10 am to 1 pm.

Saturday 23rd September.
   Members Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.
   Speaker: Betty Villy.
   Topic: "Early Doctors of the Cowpastures".
   Afternoon Tea will be provided.

Sunday 24th September  Campbelltown District Family History Society.
    Introduction to DNA Testing for Genetic Genealogy Workshop
    Campbelltown Library, Meeting Room 1
    Arrive by 10.45am.   Course duration: 11.00am to 3.30 pm.
    Cost: $10.00               Bring your own lunch.
    BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.
    To book please contact Denise Baxter at:    social@cdfhs.org.au
    or phone 02 46258612. 

    

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Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need Volunteer assistance.
These are not public Open Days - Booked tour groups only.

* Wednesday 16th Aug               Morning Tea & Tour.

* Monday 11th September.         Morning Tea & Tour.
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Required
Volunteer(s) required to assist in Glenalvon Garden.
Watering, pruning, weeding etc.


If you are interested, please contact Kay at vicepresident@cahs.com.au  or  0418 493 676

 

Glenalvon is a classic sandstone town house dating from 1830. On open mornings the property is open from 10am to 1pm and activities include tours of the house, heritage gardens, buildings and the Rural exhibition centre.

 

The contact number for Glenalvon, if you have any questions is: 02 4625 1822.

 

Please also visit our updated shop at following link: http://www.cahs.com.au/the-society-shop.html

 

 

Regards

David Beddie

Treasurer & Newsletter Editor, CAHS

 

 

Volunteers and guests at the fishers Ghost Parade Day

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