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Produced for the Camperdown Turf Club, this is the title of a beautiful photographic record of Camperdowns 2013 Annual Cup Race. CDHS was horrified to discover that we didnt have a copy of this very special book in our collection. We have now rectified that omission and are so delighted with it that we are now singing its praises to anyone who will listen. 
Its still available at McCanns Newsagents in Manifold Street for $40, and online at: www.camperdownanditscup.com. Price $40 (plus $15 postage). It would make a great present for any occasion.
Pop in and have a look at ours or find it at the Newsagents.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Fantastic book! Fantastic photos!

You can also borrow it from the local libraries.

No index or list of names unfortunately. Sorry πŸ˜”

Marg Rix

Could I please ask if the book has an index, and/or a listing for my ancestor John Wiggins. He was an avid race goer apparently. I’m in Cobram and not going to see for myself. TIA

On a rather chilly evening last Tuesday, about 30 or so members gathered at the Botanic Gardens for a final gathering to end this most unusual year. 
An extra surprise (for some!) was the awarding of Life Membership to two of our long-time stalwarts - Maree Belyea and Ray Watson. Both have contributed above and beyond the call of duty during their many years of volunteering to the society. They are pictured below with President Rob Wuchatsch and their full stories will be on our website soon.
The Heritage Centre will be closed from noon on Tuesday 22nd December and will re-open on 5th January 2021. Wishing all our members all the best for 2021 - lets hope its a bit better than 2020!

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Congratulations Maree

Congratulations Maree

Well deserved Maree Belyea πŸ₯‡

Congratulations Ray and Maree - you both do so much for the Heritage Centre and the community, and have done for many years. You have great knowledge, skill and generosity of spirit.

Congratulations and well deserved .

Congratulations Maree and Ray, well deserved πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Congratulations Maree, she has certainly gone above & beyond for me - a grateful amateur researcher (Sara Clark) ☺️


Congratulations well done 😊

Congratulations to you both, well deserved

Congrats to you both and thanks to everyone involved at the centre. You do a marvellous job and contribute so much to the local community & beyond.

The photo below was published in the Camperdown Chronicle, asking anyone with ideas as to what exactly it might be. Tony Dupleix has replied with a suggestion: 
Lois and I think your mystery brick building might be the front of the Lismore swimming pool. Similar era, style, entrance, etc. The clock and spire(?) yet to be added.
Does anyone agree with that? Or do you have any other ideas?

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Verna Regan

Is it the rendering plant at the abattoir in Camperdown?

Tammy Discher??

Did the rendering plant have mostly tin not bricks

Latest advice for visiting the Heritage Centre - for reopen 24.11.20
Mercy Regional College marked NAIDOC week with a comprehensive program for their Year 7 students, and Bob Lambell from CDHS spent all morning sharing his knowledge with them. There were three groups of Yr.7s and Bob spoke to each of them at the Aboriginal Reconciliation Park and at the Memorial Obelisk in the Cemetery. He also told them the history of Wombeetch Puyuun, whose remains are buried there. Congratulations to Bob for a great job on such a VERY hot day. There will be a comprehensive report on this event in our next Newsletter.Image attachment
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