Category: Chapter Meetings

Australia Day Award for Chapman Valley Museum

We’re a bit late in bringing you this news, but at the recent Midwest Chapter meeting of MGAWA the Chapman Valley Historical Society reps told us about the Award they’d received from their Shire. We love to hear good news stories and couldn’t help but ask them to share the news with us. Here it is! The Chapman Valley Historical Society was awarded the Shire of Chapman Valley Community Group Award as part of the Shire’s Australia Day celebrations.  The presentation of the award was due largely to the success of the WWI Upper Chapman Fallen Soldiers Tribute project...

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MGAWA Mid West Chapter Meeting coming up in Geraldton

MGAWA Mid West Chapter Meeting coming up in Geraldton PLEASE KEEP THIS DATE FREE: SATURDAY 21st APRIL 2018 Times will be confirmed closer to the date The venue will be BIRDWOOD HOUSE (RSL) GERALDTON Hosted by GERALDTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY. During morning tea & Registrations there should be time to view the MILITARY MUSEUM which is displayed in Birdwood House. After the meeting, lunch etc. we will be visiting MONS. HAWES HERITAGE CENTRE as well as SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER CATHEDRAL. Should be a full on and very interesting day. FULL INFORMATION FORTHCOMING WHEN ALL DETAILS ARE FINALISED. In the meantime...

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MGAWA Peel Chapter Meeting at Old Blythewood, Pinjarra

MGAWA Peel Chapter Meeting     The MGAWA Peel Chapter Meeting was hosted by the Murray Districts Historical Society at Old Blythewood, Pinjarra,  Saturday 10th March. After the official meeting, Vince Taylor spoke on the subject ‘Letters to the Editor’, Vince has researched the colonial newspapers of the 19th Century and discovered some fascinating correspondence from residents of the Murray District and relevant correspondents. It’s always a great opportunity to touch base with all the members of the Chapter to see how you’re all going and enjoy coffee and cake in the sunshine outside Old Blythewood. There will be...

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Wheatlands Chapter AGM and Workshop

Wheatlands Chapter AGM and Workshop Toodyay Memorial Hall, 117 Stirling Terrace, and Newcastle Gaol Museum, 14 Clinton Street, Toodyay Saturday 24th June 2017   Register at at 9:30am and join us for morning tea and the Wheatlands Chapter AGM.  Afterward find spare time to explore Toodyay’s historic main street with its many specialty shops, as well as the two museum sites – Connor’s Mill and the Newcastle Gaol Museum. Free entry to both sites for Wheatbelt Chapter members. Time: 9.30am for registration, morning tea, and AGM Lunch: 11.30 – 12pm (contributions towards costs of lunch and morning tea appreciated)....

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