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Penrith, NSW. Signs of the Times

Do History and Heritage Still Matter? Penrith is fortunate to have the Nepean River. Captain Watkin Tench was the first European to find and name the river, in 1798. Today, the river is the centre of many social and leisure activities … Continue reading

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War Records: Searching for WW1 Images and Stories

Graeme Lang Wilson  (1890-1915) Lance Corporal G.L. Wilson. 2nd Light Horse Regiment, AIF.   From the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour Name: Graeme Lang Wilson     Service Number: 230     Rank: Lance Corporal Unit: 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment     Service: Australian Army Conflict: First … Continue reading

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History Trails: The Evans 1813-1814 Survey Pillars

                      Traversing the Lower Blue Mountains                        from Penrith to Faulconbridge After all that traipsing over the Blue Mountains it’s … Continue reading

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